Finance and Law

 
 
Maria Boss
Maria K. Boss
Professor of Finance and Law
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-2879

J. D., University of California Hastings College of Law; admitted to California State Bar, Federal District Court and U.S.

Dr. Boss is a specialist in the Legal Aspects of Business Transactions and Business Organizations. She is a former deputy city attorney and corporate counsel. She has written articles for 12 publications and presented papers to 28 organizations with topics ranging from corporate raiders, Inside Trading, Termination and Wrongful Discharge.

Jack Chang
Jack S. K. Chang
Professor of Finance
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-5256

Ph.D., University of Houston

Dr. Chang often is asked to speak on major issues related to Pacific Basin Financial Markets, including recent developments, forecasting and especially risk management using financial engineering skills. Dr. Chang has worked in futures markets and has been published in most of the major finance journals, including the top-tier Journal of Finance. He has done consulting for several major Pacific Basin investment firms.

Fluent in: Chinese.

Hsing Fang
Hsing Fang
Professor of Finance and Law
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-2846

Ph.D., Arizona State University

Professor Fang is an expert on International Finance, Investments, and Futures and Options. She is included in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 1996 and 2000, and was a recipient of the Outstanding Research Paper Award in the International Finance Area, Southern Finance Association, 1991. She has published numerous articles in finance journals, including Journal of Financial Review, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Futures Markets, and Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. She has also presented numerous papers at finance professional conferences.

Fluent in: Chinese.

Jean Loo
Jean Loo
Professor of Finance
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-2892

Ph.D., Ohio State University

Dr. Loo’s specialties include options and futures; hedging with futures and options; Asset Pricing; Pricing of Inflation Risk and Foreign Exchange Risk; Investment, Stock and bond valuation; corporate finance; capital structure; and capital budgeting. Dr. Loo is author of 13 articles on foreign exchange risk, common stock returns and pricing of futures contracts.

Frances Feng
Frances Feng
Assistant Professor
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-5256

Dr. Feng earned her Ph.D. in Finance and also MBA from Baruch College, the City  University  of New York. She is from China with double degrees in Electrical Engineering and Economics from Tsinghua University and Peking University. Dr. Feng’s research and teaching interests include Empirical Asset Pricing, Portfolio Management, Risk Management, and Investments.

Dr. James Refalo
James Refalo
Department Chair

James Refalo has a PhD from NYU and an MBA from Cornell University. He has experience as a Municipal Bond Investment Banker and in Derivatives Research. He has written on a variety of finance and economics topics, and has areas of expertise in currency derivatives, foreign asset pricing, public finance, and capital investment. He is a former naval officer, a trained actor, and has substantial public speaking experience.