Finance and Law (323) 343-2870

Maria K. Boss
Professor of Finance and Law; J.D., University of California Hastings College of Law; admitted to the California State Bar, Federal District Court and U.S. Supreme Court
Contact: (323) 343-2870

Dr. Boss is a specialist in the legal aspects of business transactions and business
. 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 S. K. Chang
Professor of Finance; Ph.D., University of Houston
Contact: (323) 343-2873

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
Professor of Finance and Law; Ph.D., Arizona State University
Contact: (323) 343-2846

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
Professor of Finance; Ph.D., Ohio State University
Contact: (323) 343-2874

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.

Paul Schnitzel
Professor of Finance and Law; Ph.D., New York University
Contact: (323) 343-2870

Dr. Schnitzel is often asked to speak on major national and international economic relationships and trends and their impact on U.S. businesses. He was previously chair of the Department of Finance and Law.