Dr. Kam (Johnny) Chan
Page Chair/ Professor- Finance
Dr. Chan specializes in investments and internationall finance. Research interests include derivative securities, mutual funds, fixed income, and financial education. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in investments, portfolio management, international financial management, and principles of finance.
Ph.D., Finance, University of Alabama
M.A., Finance, University of Alabama
M.A., Economics, University of Alabama
B.Soc.S., Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Johnny Chan is the Leon Page Professor of Banking and Financial Planning. He received his B.Soc.S degree in economics at Chinese University of Hong Kong (1984), M.A. in economics (1987), M.A. in finance (1989), and Ph.D. in finance (1990) at the University of Alabama. His teaching interests are investments and international finance. Research interests include derivative securities, mutual funds, fixed income, and financial education. He has published more than 100 journal articles in leading finance and business journals such as Accounting and Business Research, Accounting and Finance, Accounting Organizations and Society, European Financial Management, Financial Management, Financial Review, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Financial Education, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Real Estate Research, Real Estate Economics, among others. He held tenured faculty positions at the University of Dayton, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and Moorhead State University before he joined WKU in 2003. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder and was a director of Midwest Finance Association (2004-2007). He won the College public service award in 2007, College research award in 2005 and 2008, and the Vitale Award for Innovation, Initiative, and Leadership in 2008.