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Dr. Ying Wang

  • Job title: Associate Lecturer (Accounting & Finance)
  • Department: Accounting & Finance

General information

Ying is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Northampton Business School, University of Northampton. Ying is the head of the postgraduate programme for Accounting and Finance subject and programme leader for MSc in Accounting and Finance. Ying teaches on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses and is passionate about her subject areas with a specialised interest in developing student subject skills and transferable skills, such as critical thinking, effective communication and creative problem solving using quantitative methods. Ying has successfully gained her fellowship of Higher Education Academy in 2015.

Ying gained her PhD in Finance and Master in Finance with Distinction from Queen’s University Belfast. Ying’s research interests centred on corporate finance, international financial management, risk management, financial economics, corporate governance and law and finance. She has developed her research profile with a target to publish her research papers with world-leading journal publishers. Ying is an active peer reviewer for international journals and conferences. She regularly presents papers at international and national conferences, where she acts as a chair and discussant at some conferences. She has substantial experience in supervision of dissertation students at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Ying is also supervises postgraduate research students.​

Teaching

​Ying is the module leader for several undergraduate and postgraduate level courses:

  • ACC3009 Corporate Finance
  • ACC3007 International Money and Finance
  • FINM009 Global Financial Strategy
  • FINM031 Corporate Risk Management

Previously, Ying also taught ACC2001 Financial Management at 2nd year undergraduate level and FINM014 Investment Analysis at postgraduate level.​

Research

Ying’s research interests lie in quantitative research in Corporate Finance, International Financial Management, Risk Management, Financial economics, Corporate Governance and Law and Finance. Ying is currently supervising PhD students and would like to supervise PhD candidates in any research areas within her research interests. Please contact the Graduate School​ should you wish to pursue your PhD under Ying’s supervision.​

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