Tilan Tang
Assistant Professor
Non-tenure Track


Dr. Tang joins the Fox School of business as a research assistant professor in Finance, after serving as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Finance at Clemson University. She has also been a visiting Assistant Professor of Finance at University of Georgia and at Southern Methodist University prior to joining Fox.

Dr. Tang’s research primarily focuses on empirical corporate finance and corporate governance. Her work has been published at major journals such as Journal of Accounting and Economics and International Review of Finance, and has been featured in the business press, including Wall Street Journal and the Economist. She was also the award recipient for the “Best Paper in Corporate Finance” in 2013 EFA Conference.

Her teaching interests include corporate finance, Investment, Derivatives, and international finance. She was awarded as “Learning Leader” for outstanding teaching and was recipient of University “HOPE” Award for Professors of Excellence.

Dr. Tang earned her PhD in Finance from Michigan State University. She also received a Master degree in Economics from Florida State University, and a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and Computer Science from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Sample Publications

  • “Effects of Managerial Labor Market on Executive Compensation: Evidence from Job-hopping”, with Huasheng Gao and Juan Luo; Journal of Accounting and Economics 59, 203-220.