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Susana Yu

Professor, Accounting and Finance

School of Business 359
BA, Queens College
MBA, Baruch College, CUNY
PhD, Baruch College, CUNY
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Dr. Susana Yu is a Professor of Finance at Montclair State University. She earned a B.A. at Queens College/CUNY, M.B.A. from Baruch College/CUNY and Ph.D. from Baruch College/CUNY. Prior to joining MSU, Susana taught courses in financial management and investment analysis at both the graduate and undergraduate levels for Iona College.

Susana has written more than 25 refereed publications in blind-reviewed journals such as Global Finance Journal, Journal of Applied Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Investing, Journal of Investment Management and Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. Her research interests focus on market efficiency, trading strategies, market micro-structure, risk management, and analysts' forecasts.

Susana is an active member of the Financial Management Association (FMA), Eastern Finance Association (EFA), Southern Finance Association (SFA) and Southwestern Finance Association (SWFA). In particular, she has served extensively on conference program committees for these associations. She is the former board of director at the SWFA, former vice president (program) for the 2010 Northeast Business and Economics Association (NBEA)Meeting, former track chair in special topics for the 2009 SFA Meeting, and 2010 EFA Meeting and the former track chair in investments for the 2011 EFA Meeting. She is currently the vice president in special events for the 2012 SWFA Meeting. In addition, she is the editorial board member of Managerial Finance and Financial Decisions. She is also the Associate Editor of the American Economist. Furthermore, Susana has been the guest co-editor on three special issues for Managerial Finance and one special issue for Financial Decisions. Recently, she is the recipient of the "Bright Idea" Award for Research Paper in Finance. This award is sponsored by the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University and the NJPRO Foundation of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA).

Susana is an active member in the university community as well. Not only Susana was the coordinator for the CFA Review Course at MSU, she was also the advisory board member of Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), the corresponding secretary of the President's Commission on Affirmative Action and Diversity (PCAAD), the faculty adviser to the Financial Management and Economics Society (FMES). Currently she is the faculty senator, president of the Asian and Pacific Islanders Caucus, faculty adviser to Unified Asian American Student Organization (UAASO) and the faculty adviser to the Chinese Student Association (CSA).


Susana will teach Investment Analysis and Portfolio Theory (FINC326), Capital Budgeting Management (FINC322) and Research Seminar in Finance (FINC490) in Fall 2013. She will hold her office hours in Partridge Hall 419.

Office Hours


4:05 pm - 5:20 pm
4:05 pm - 5:20 pm