2009, Assistant Professor of Finance Ph.D., Carleton University, Canada, 2009; MBA, Carleton University, 2004; BBA, Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade, China, 2002.
Expertise: Mergers and acquisitions; emerging market finance; corporate governance
Phil Zhu is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Eberhardt School of Business at the University of the Pacific Stockton campus. Dr. Zhu teaches courses in international finance as well as the introductory courses in financial management. He is a faculty advisor of the Eberhardt Student Investment Fund. His research focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and emerging market finance. He has published research articles in several journals including Journal of Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Emerging Market Review, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Business Research, Journal of International Management, Journal of Educational & Behavioral Statistics, and Canadian Investment Review. Dr. Zhu is a recipient of the Barclay Global Investor Canada Research Award in 2006.
Before joining the faculty at the University of the Pacific, Dr. Zhu taught at the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University. He also worked as a business analyst in a global management consulting firm in Canada. Dr. Zhu is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).