Jin Peng, Ph.D.

Jin Peng Ph.D.

Jin Peng, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Finance
Dwire Hall 347


  • Ph.D. in Business Administration (Finance), University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 2020
  • M.S. in Finance, Johns Hopkins University, Washington D.C., 2013
  • B.S. in Finance, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China, 2012


  • Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, 2021-Present
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance, John Carroll University, University Heights, Ohio, August 2020 to August 2021
  • Lecturer in Finance, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky, August 2019 to August 2020
  • Instructor in Finance, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, August 2015 to August 2019

Professional Experience

  • Contract Specialist, Huawei Technologies USA, Inc., Plano, TX, Jan 2014 - Jun 2014
  • Investment Consultant, CITIC Securities, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China, Jun 2011-Oct 2011

Presentations, Discussions and Reviewer Work

  • Presented at 30th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting (CFEA), Nov 2019, New York University, NYC, NY
  • Presented at 2018 American Finance Association (AFA), Philadelphia, PA
  • Presented at Financial Management Association (FMA), Oct 2018, San Diego CA and Oct 2017, Boston, MA
  • Discussed at Financial Management Association (FMA), Oct 2017, Boston, MA and Oct 2016, Las Vegas, NV
  • Discussed at Global Chinese Real Estate Congress (GCREC), Jul 2016, Hangzhou, China
  • Reviewer for Emerging Markets Finance and Trade

Honors and Awards

  • Received School of Business Peter Shanley Research Scholarship, UConn, May 2018, Storrs, CT
  • Received Recognition for Excellence in Teaching: Office of the Provost, UConn, May 2018, Storrs, CT
  • Received Finance Department Teaching Award, UConn, May 2018, Storrs, CT
  • Awarded AFA Doctoral Student Travel Grant, Jan 2018, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded CIBER Ph.D. Dissertation Fellowship, UConn, Feb 2017, Storrs, CT


American Finance Association, 2014 - Present

Financial Management Association, 2014 - Present

Research Interests

Investment (Chinese Financial Market, U.S. Mutual Fund, and Pension Risk Transfer)

Corporate Finance (CEO Power, Market Competition and Corporate Governance)

Behavioral Finance (Investor Sentiment, Cultural Diversity, Speculative Bubbles)