Yong Chen is an associate professor of finance at Mays Business School of Texas A&M University. Prior to joining Mays Business School in 2012, he was an assistant professor of finance at Virginia Tech. Dr. Chen has taught advanced investments, derivatives, portfolio management, and empirical asset pricing at the undergraduate, MBA, MSF, and doctoral levels. Dr. Chen’s research area is investments with a specialty in hedge funds and mutual funds. His research has been published in leading academic journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Management Science and practitioner journals including Financial Analysts Journal and Journal of Investment Management, as well as presented at numerous university workshops, academic and practitioner conferences, financial policymakers, and hedge funds.