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Dr. Y.S. Tsiang Professor in Chinese Studies
Hung-Gay FUNG is Dr. Y.S. Tsiang professor of Chinese Studies and Curators’ Professor of Finance in the Department of Finance and Legal Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, where he served as the Department Chair for 5 years. He has organized several China-related business conferences held in St. Louis, U.S., and in Beijing, China. In addition, he has conducted executive training seminars on China for Mastercard International and St. Louis School District Cooperative. He has given many lectures on China in local conferences, clubs, middle and high schools, and universities in St. Louis.
Fung has published extensively on China’s financial markets. He has published over 160 scholarly papers related to China, financial issues, and international finance in scholarly journals. Currently, he is the editor of three Journals: Chinese Economy (published by M.E. Sharpe); International Review of Accounting, Banking and Finance; and International Journal of Business and Economics. He has also published 9 books on Chinese economy and international finance/banking on Chinese offshore debt markets.
Fung is active in the outreach of the St. Louis Chinese community. He served as the China Hub Commissioner in St. Louis County from 2013-2014. He has served on boards for many Chinese organizations, such as Organization of Chinese Americans, Mid-West Chinese American Science and Technology, St. Louis Chinese Association, St. Louis Academy of Chinese (language school). He is the founding president of 80-20 St. Louis chapter, a civil right organization for Asian Americans. He was the Chairman of the 2001 Chinese Culture Day twice at the Missouri Botanical Garden and board members for many years.
Ph.D. (Major - Finance; minor - Economics), Georgia State University,1984