Jun Wang

Jun Wang

Assistant Professor
PhD, Finance, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University (2014)

Office: SSC 4417
Phone: 519-661-2111 x82632
Email: jun.wang@uwo.ca

Jun Wang (Ph.D., FRM) is an Assistant Professor in the DAN Department of Management and Organizational Studies at the University of Western Ontario since 2014. Professor Wang’s research focuses on corporate governance, financial institutions, securities litigation, investments and risk management. Among her accolades are the Outstanding Paper Award for the 2018 year in International Journal of Managerial Finance, the Joe Kelly Graduate Award for Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University in 2014, the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad in 2013. In 2016, Dr. Wang was awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant to investigate the importance of the dual holding by institutional investors. Recently in 2019, she was awarded a separate SSHRC grant to fund a project entitled “Why Should We Care About Pension Benefits?” Professor Wang is the Principal Investigator for both SSHRC grants.


Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Investments, Financial Markets


Corporate Governance, Financial Institutions, Securities Litigation, Investments, Risk Management


Lee, S., Switzer, L.N., Wang, J., 2019. Risk, culture and investor behavior in small (but notorious) Eurozone countries. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money 60, 89-110.

Mazur, M., Salganik-Shoshan, G., Walker, T., Wang, J., 2018. Proximity and litigation: Evidence from the geographic location of institutional investors. Journal of Financial Markets 40, 60-74.

Switzer, L.N., Tu, Q., Wang, J., 2018. Corporate governance and default risk in financial firms over the post financial crisis period: International evidence. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money 52, 196-210.

Pukthuanthong, K., Turtle, H., Walker, T., Wang, J., 2017. Litigation risk and institutional monitoring. Journal of Corporate Finance 45, 342-359.

Switzer, L.N., Wang, J., 2017. Institutional investment horizon, the information environment and firm credit risk. Journal of Financial Stability 29, 57-71.

Switzer, L.N., Wang, J., 2017. An event based approach for quantifying the effects of securities fraud in the IT industry. Information Systems Frontiers 19, 457-467.

Cleary, W.S., Wang, J., 2017. Institutional investors, monitoring, and corporate finance policies. International Journal of Managerial Finance 13(2), 186-212.

Switzer, L.N., Wang, J., 2013. Default Risk Estimation, Bank Credit Risk and Corporate Governance. Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments 22, 91-112.