Jun Wang

Jun Wang

Assistant Professor
PhD, Finance, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University (2014)

Office: SSC 4417
Phone: 519-661-2111 x82632
Email: jun.wang@uwo.ca

Jun Wang (Ph.D., FRM)  is an assistant professor in the DAN Department of Management and Organizational Studies at the University of Western Ontario since 2014. Her research focuses on corporate governance, financial institutions, banking, risk management and securities litigation. Professor Wang was recently awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant to investigate the importance of the dual holding by institutional investors.


Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Investments


Corporate Governance, Financial Institutions, Creditor Control Rights, Securities Litigation, Risk Management


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

Mazur, M., G. Salganik-Shoshan, T. Walker and J. Wang, 2018, “Proximity and litigation: Evidence from the geographic location of institutional investors”, Journal of Financial Markets, Vol. 40, 60-74.

Switzer, L.N., Q. Tu and J. Wang, 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, Vol. 52, 196-210.

Switzer, L.N., J. Wang and Y. Zhang, 2018, “Effect of Corporate Governance on Default Risk in Financial vs. Non-Financial Firms: Canadian Evidence”, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 35 (2), 313-328.

Pukthuanthong, K., H. Turtle, T. Walker and J. Wang, 2017, “Litigation Risk and Institutional Monitoring”, Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 45, 342-359.

Switzer, L.N. and J. Wang, 2017, “Institutional Investment Horizon, the Information Environment and Firm Credit Risk”, Journal of Financial Stability, Vol. 29, 57-71.

Switzer, L.N. and J. Wang, 2017, “An Event Based Approach for Quantifying the Effects of Securities Fraud in the IT Industry”, Information Systems Frontiers, Vol. 19(3), 457-467.

Switzer, L.N., J. Wang and S. Lee, 2017, “Extreme Risk and Small Investor Behavior in Developed Markets”, Journal of Asset Management, Vol. 18(6), 457-475.

Cleary, W.S. and J. Wang, 2017, “Institutional Investors, Monitoring, and Corporate Finance Policies”, International Journal of Managerial Finance, Vol. 13(2), 186-212.

Switzer, L.N. and J. Wang, 2016, “Market Manipulation and Insider Trading in Canada: A Case Study of Exceptional Convictions”, Corporate Securities and Finance Law Report, October 2016, Vol. 21(4), 69-82.