Dr. Suyan Zheng
Finance / Supply Chain Management Department
 


Office:
 Grove Hall 213 
Phone: 717-477-1606
E-Mail: szheng@ship.edu
Office Hours

Associate professor – Finance and Supply Chain Management Department

Academic Degrees

University of Cincinnati, OH
PhD in Finance
Wright State University, OH
MBA Course Work 
Master of Science in Science Teaching
Wenzhou University, Zhejiang, China
Bachelor of Science in Physics


Teaching:
FIN 311 - Financial Management; FIN 340 - Principles of Real Estate; FIN 405 - Real Estate Finance, Investment, and Appraisal Analysis

Research Interests: Capital Raising, Working Capital Management, and Real Estate Investment Trust.

Publications 

  •     “The Impact of Dividend Reinvestment Plans on Firm Payout Choices - Evidence from Real Estate Investment Trusts,”  with S. Bond, Y.J. Pai, and P. Wang, Real Estate Economics, (V00) 2018,  1- 36 

            Previous titled “The Effect of Dividend Reinvestment and Stock Purchase Plans on REIT Payout Choice” and “Can Dividend Reinvestment Plans Affect Firm Payout Choices? Evidence from Real Estate Investment Trusts,”
             2017 AREUEA-ASSA American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, Chicago, IL
             2017 Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL
             2016 University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (*Presented by coauthor)
             2016 European Real Estate Society Annual Conference, Regensburg, Germany*
             2016 Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV* 

      • “Can Corporate Diversification Induce More Tax Avoidance Practices?”, solo-authored, Journal of  Multinational Financial Management, (41) 2017, 47-60

             Previous titled “Firm Diversification, Corporate Governance, and Tax Avoidance”
             2015 American Taxation Association Midyear Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.
             2015 Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
             2015 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL   

Working Papers & Presentations 

      • “Why Do Multinational Firms Hold So Much Cash? Further Evidence on the Precautionary Motive,”  2017 Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA 
     Top-Ten Session 

        • “Do Seasonal Patterns of Earnings Releases Affect Post-Earnings Announcement Drift?” (With S. Bond)
             2017 Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA
             2016 University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
             2016 Midwest Finance Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA
             2016 Southwestern Finance Association Annual Conference, Oklahoma City, OK
             2016 Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD

       • “Homemade Equity Offerings via Dividend Reinvestment and Stock Purchase Plans” (with S. Bond)
             2017 AREUEA-ASSA American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, Chicago, IL
             2017 Midwest Finance Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL
             2017 University of Central Arkansas, University of Northern Colorado, James Madison University
             2017 Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
             2016 College of Charleston 

       • “What Drives Corporate Cash Holding Premium?  - The Role of Growth Opportunities”, (With S. Bond)

              2016 Midwest Finance Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA
              2016 Southwestern Finance Association Annual Conference, Oklahoma City, OK
              2016 Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD
              2016 University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH  

       • “Asymmetric Information, Liquidity Provision and Stock Returns -The Case of At-The-Market Offerings”     

Honors & Awards 

       • Alan R. Wiest Research Award (2018), Grove College of Business, Shippensburg University
       • Passed the National and Pennsylvania Real Estate Licensure Exams in 2018
       • Passed CFA level 1 in 2014
       • Dean’s List of Teaching Excellence (2015), Lindner College of Business, University of Cincinnati
       • Real Estate Research Institute Doctoral Student Travel Stipend, 2016
       • Southwestern Finance Association Doctoral Student Travel Stipend, 2016
       • Graduate School Fellowship, University of Cincinnati, 2012-2017
       • Siddal Travel Fund, University of Cincinnati, 2013-2017
       • GSGA Traveling Award, University of Cincinnati, 2012 -2017
       • Graduate School Fellowship/Stipend and Tuition Award, Wright State University, 2007-2010
       • Dean’s List Award for Academic Excellence, Wright State University, 2009 

Professional Service 

      • Department Secretary Search Committee, Shippensburg University, 2017
      • Representative Council, Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties, 2017
      • Eastern Finance Association (EFA) Annual Meeting, 2016, 2017
        (Discussant and/or Session Chair)
      • Southwestern Finance Association (SWFA) Annual Meeting, 2016 (Discussant)
      • American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting, 2016 (Paper Reviewer)
      • Real Estate Research Institute (RERI) Conference, 2016 (Attendee)
      • Midwest Finance Association (MWF) Annual Meeting, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
        (Discussant and/or Session Chair)
      • American Finance Association (AFA) Annual Meeting, 2014, 2015 (Attendee)
      • Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, 2013, 2014 (Discussant and/or Session Chair)
      • Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, 2012 (Attendee)