• Jun Wang Drupal 2022
  • Associate Professor

    Accounting & Finance Department
    181 Freedman Crescent
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 5V4



Jun Wang (Ph.D., FRM) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting and Finance at the Asper School of Business. Dr. Wang’s research focuses on corporate governance, financial institutions, law and finance, sustainable finance, investments, and risk management. Her work has received attention from both academia and industry. Professor Wang currently serves as the Principal Investigator on a research grant by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for a project entitled “Why should we care about pension benefits?”

Research Interests

  • Corporate finance
  • Corporate governance
  • Financial institutions
  • Law and finance 
  • Sustainable finance
  • Investments
  • Risk management 

Teaching Interests

  • Corporate finance 
  • Corporate governance 
  • Financial management,
  • Investments
  • Investment banking 

Recent Publications

Song, K., Wang, J., 2023. When Banks Become Shareholder Activists, Journal of Banking & Finance. 

Lu, J., Wang, J. 2021. Corporate Governance, Law, Culture, Environmental Performance and CSR Disclosure: A Global Perspective. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money.

Li, Z.F., Minor, D.B., Wang, J., Yu, C., 2019. A learning curve of the market: Chasing alpha of socially responsible firms. Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control 

Lee, S., Switzer, L.N., Wang, J. 2019. Risk, Culture and Investor Behavior in Small (but notorious) Eurozone Countries, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money 

Mazur, M., Salganik-Shoshan, G., Walker, T., Wang, J. 2018. Proximity and litigation: Evidence from the geographic location of institutional investors, Journal of Financial Markets 

Switzer, L.N., Tu, Q., Wang, J. 2018. Corporate Governance and Default Risk in Financial Firms over the Post Financial Crisis Period: International Evidence, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money 

Switzer, L.N., Wang, J., Zhang, Y. 2018. Effect of Corporate Governance on Default Risk in Financial vs. Non-Financial Firms: Canadian Evidence, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences 

Pukthuanthong, K., Turtle, H., Walker T., Wang, J. 2017. Litigation Risk and Institutional Monitoring, Journal of Corporate Finance 

Switzer, L.N., Wang, J. 2017. Institutional Investment Horizon, the Information Environment and Firm Credit Risk, Journal of Financial Stability 

Cleary, W.S., Wang, J. 2017. Institutional Investors, Monitoring, and Corporate Finance Policies, International Journal of Managerial Finance 

Switzer, L.N., Wang, J. 2017. An Event Based Approach for Quantifying the Effects of Securities Fraud in the IT Industry, Information Systems Frontiers 

Lee, S., Switzer, L.N., Wang, J. 2017. Extreme Risk and Small Investor Behavior in Developed Markets, Journal of Asset Management