Dr. M. Monica Hussein is the Chair of the Department. She joined the Department in 1999 after receiving her doctoral degree in finance from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. She also holds an M.S. in Finance, from the same university. Centered between her two graduate studies, she was a senior financial analyst for a London-based securities investment consulting firm, Hoare Govett Securities, in its Taipei office. Dr. Hussein's research interests are in the areas of international corporate finance and international corporate governance. She is also interested in developing cross-disciplinary research projects. Her publications can be found in the International Business and Economics Research Journal, Journal of Wealth Management, Journal of Asset Management, Journal of Asia-Pacific Business, among others.