Professor, Finance and Business Law

Year Started at JMU: 2004

Contact Info

  • Ph.D. Finance, University of Oklahoma
  • M.B.A. Finance, University of Kansas
  • B.A. Economics, Shenzhen University, China
Professional Interests
  • Financial Derivatives
  • International Finance
  • Emerging Financial Markets
Personal Interests


Table tennis


Current Courses Taught
  • Advanced Financial Policy
  • Investment Analysis
  • International Financial Management 
Positions Held
  • 2015 - present, Professor of Finance, James Madison University
  • 2009 - 2015, Associate Professor of Finance, James Madison University
  • 2004 - 2009, Assistant Professor of Finance, James Madison University
Key Publications

In addition to one book and several book chapters, Dr. Liu has published articles in outlets that include:

Journal of Futures Markets

China and World Economy

Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies

Review of Futures Markets

Journal of Mathematical Finance

Journal of International Finance and Economics

Journal of Business Economics Research

Chinese Economy

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