Curriculum Vitae

Complete Curriculum Vitae

Educational Quanlifications:

BA - The Institute of International Relations, China; MS - Pennsylvania State University; PhD - Michigan State University

Research Interests:

Dr. Ke is interested in using both traditional approaches and interdisciplinary approaches to tackle today’s complex business problems. The primary geographic focus of his current research is China, Hong Kong, and Singapore, but he is also interested in other Asian countries including India, Japan, Korea, ASEAN countries, especially within the context of China’s economy. Below is a more detailed description of his current research interests:
 
  • Financial reporting and disclosure
  • Corporate governance and investor protection
  • Entrepreneurship and family firms
  • R&D and Innovation
  • Venture capital
  • SOEs
  • Social media and big data
  • Taxes and business strategy

Awards & Honors:

  • Honorary advisor to Newford Research Institute of Advanced Technology(温州波普大数据实验室及温州中津先进科技研究院荣誉顾问) - 2016
  • Shanghai Qianren (上海千人计划) awarded by the Shanghai Municipal Government - 2013
  • Academic advisor to the Collaborative Innovation Centre for State-owned Assets Administration (国有资产管理协同创新中心) at the Beijing Technology and Business University funded by the Beijing Municipal Government - 2013-2016
  • Best paper award, the Chinese Accounting Professors Association of North America (CAPANA) Annual Conference - 2011
  • Chang Jiang Scholar (长江学者) awarded by China’s Ministry of Education and the Li Ka Shing Foundation - 2010
  • Best paper award, the 2007 Asian Finance Association annual meeting - 2007
  • Best paper award, the 5th China International Empirical Accounting Research Conference - 2006
  • Andersen Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship - 1998
  • Doctoral Scholarship Award, Department of Accounting, Michigan State University -1998
  • First Place, The First Graduate Student Research Recognition Competition, Business/Social Science Section, Michigan State University - 1998
  • Big Ten Doctoral Consortium Fellow - 1998


Academic Experience:

Professor, National University of Singapore, 06/2015 - present
Professor, Nanyang Technological University, 06/2010 - 05/2015
Professor, Penn State University, 07/2009 - 05/2010
Associate Professor, Penn State University, 7/2003 - 06/2009
Assistant Professor, Penn State University, 07/1999 - 06/2003
Teaching and Research Assistant, Michigan State University, 08/1995 - 06/1999
Teaching and Research Assistant, Purdue University, 08/1994 - 06/1995
Research Assistant, Penn State University, 08/1992 - 06/1994

Corporate Experience:

  • Manager Assistant, Sony Corporation China Representative Office, 1991 - 1992
  • Staff, China International Public Relations Association, 1991
  • staff, Chinese Universities Overseas Alumni Association, 1989 - 1991