Faculty Profile

Zhenhu Jin

Professor of Finance

215 Urschel Hall


Dr. Jin has taught many courses in finance, such as financial management, investments, portfolio management, and international finance.  Professor Jin has published more than two dozen articles in such refereed journals as the Quarterly Review of Finance and Economics, the Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, and the Journal of Applied Business Research.  Dr. Jin’s work on dividend initiation has been well recognized by the academic community and provided theoretical foundations for several doctoral dissertations at major research universities. His other research interests include executive compensation, international markets, market volatility, stock repurchases and stock splits.

Dr. Jin currently serves on the editorial review board of an academic journal.  He has been a frequent presenter and participant in academic conferences and served on several program committees. Dr. Jin has also done consulting work for a major corporation in China.  He has also been a public arbitrator for National Security Dealer’s Association since 1998, and has heard many cases involving securities disputes.  Dr. Jin currently serves on the board of Asia Network, a consortium of almost two hundred universities in North America that aims to promote research on Asian and improve cultural exchanges with Asian countries.


Ph.D. - University of Houston 1994
M.B.A. - University of Houston 
M.A. - University of Houston