Dr. Mu-Sheng "Shane" Chang is a Professor of Finance and Insurance in the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). Dr. Chang has been on the faculty of CSUN since 2011. He received his Ph.D. in Risk, Insurance, and Healthcare Management from Temple University and his MBA in International Business from the University of Southern California
Dr. Chang's research focuses on alternative risk transfer techniques in the forms of captive insurance and self-insurance. His research has appeared in Applied Economics, Journal of Insurance Regulation, Journal of Insurance Issues, Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance, among others.
His teaching interests are in the areas of risk management and insurance, life and health insurance, and investments. Dr. Chang also serves as the co-director of the Center for Risk Management and Insurance at CSUN. He was on the Board of the Southern Risk and Insurance Association, 2016 - 2019. He is a member of the American Risk and Insurance Association (ARIA), Southern Risk and Insurance Association (SRIA), Western Risk and Insurance Association (WRIA), Asian-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association (APRIA), and Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS).
The Los Angeles Chapter of RIMS recently presented Dr. Chang with a "Special Recognition Award 2019", for his years of support of the Chapter and its members, in the education of CSUN students interested in insurance and risk management.