Department Head & Associate Professor, Finance; Associate Professor, International Business; J. Gray Ferguson Eminent Professor

Year Started at JMU: 2008

sonohh@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Education
  • Ph.D.George Washington University
  • M.A. International Trade and Investment Policy, GWU
  • B.A. English and International Studies, China Foreign Affairs University
Professional Interests
  • International Finance and Investments
Personal Interests
  • Skiing
  • Yoga
  • Dance
  • Cooking
Current Courses Taught
  • COB300B
  • FIN355
  • FIN371
  • FIN455
  • FIN488
Positions Held
  • 2014-present, Associate Professor, James Madison University
  • 2009-2014, Assistant Professor, James Madison University
  • 2008-2009, Visiting Assistant Professor, James Madison University
Awards and Recognitions
  • Best Practitioner Publication Award, College of Business, JMU, 2014
  • Best Academic Publication Award, College of Business, JMU, 2013
Key Publications

Schumann, Kathryn F., Semaan Elias and Hui Sono, (May 2019), "The local market perception of firm risks during cross-listing events," Financial Reviewaccepted

Qingfeng Liu, Hui Sono and Athena Zhang, (2019), "Management Quality and Acquisition Performance: New Evidence Based on Firm Profitability", April 2019 , Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, accepted

Qingfeng Liu and Hui Sono, (2016), "Empirical Properties, Information Flow, and Trading Strategies of China’s Soybean Crush Spread," March 2016, Journal of Futures Markets, 36 (11), 1057-1075.

Jason Fink, Kriststen Fink and Hui Sono, (2013), "Stress Testing Portfolio-Specific Risk," Journal of Investment Management, 11 (4), 40-57.

Jaiwen Yang and Hui Sono, (2012), "Day and Night Returns of Chinese ADRs," Journal of Banking and Finance 36, 2795-2803.

Jason Fink, Kriststen Fink and Hui Sono, (2012), "Idiosyncratic Volatility Measures and Expected Returns," Financial Management 41 (Lead article), 519-553.

Qingfeng Liu, Hui Sono and Yan Zhang, (2012), "The Evolving Pattern of Price Discovery: Evidence from Chinas Gold and Copper Markets," Review of Futures Markets, 20, 2012. 395-417.

Jiawen Yang and Hui Sono, (2011), "Regime Switching Analysis of ADR Home Market Pass-Through," Journal of Banking and Finance 35, 204-214.

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