Ruixiang Wang’s current research interests include corporate finance, financial accounting and market regulation. In particular, he focuses on CEO power succession and its effects on firm value. He earned his Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration on Finance from the University of San Diego. Prior to joining the University of Missouri Finance PhD Program, he served as a consultant for the Brandes Institute of the Brandes Investment Partners in San Diego. He also served as a Sr. Financial Editor for the financial news agency Shanghai DZH Co for two years.