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Dr. Feng Dong is a member of the Siena faculty team in the Department of Finance. Before joining Siena, he was a visiting assistant professor of finance at Old Dominion University, teaching both undergraduate and graduate level courses. He received his Ph.D. in Finance, with a minor degree in International Business, from Old Dominion University in 2017. He also holds a master’s Degree in finance from the Ohio State University and a bachelor’s degree double-majoring in finance and economics from Oklahoma City University. His research focuses on behavioral finance, asset pricing, and corporate governance. His research has been published in many academic journals such as European Financial Management, Journal of Portfolio Management, Reviewer of Behavior Finance, and Journal of Behavioral Finance.

Degree Program University
Ph.D. Business Administration Old Dominion University
Master Finance Ohio State University
B.Sc. Finance and Economics Oklahoma City University

My Professional Experience

Year Title University
2018 - Now Assistant Professor of Finance Siena College
2017 - 2018 Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance Old Dominion University
2014 - 2017 Research Assistant - The Gregory A. Lumsden Bloomberg Trading Room Old Dominion University
2012 - 2012 Equity Trader WTS Proprietary Trading Group LLC
2012 - 2012 Prjoject Member State Teachers Retirement System
2012 - 2013 Financial Advisor Matrix Partners Network
2011 - 2012 Chief Financial Officer Quorum Company
2010 - 2010 Finance Intern Bank of China

Current Research

 behavioral finance, asset pricing, and corporate governance

Articles & Book Reviews

  • Did Fund Managers Deliver Value During the Financial Crisis?
    Journal of Wealth Management
  • Noise-driven abnormal institutional investor attention
    Journal of Asset Management
  • Vertical vs. Horizontal: How Strategic Alliance Type Influence Firm Performance?
    Sustainability, vol. 11
    November, 2019
  • When Fund Management Skill is More Valuable?
    European Financial Management
    June, 2019
  • The payback of mutual fund selectivity in European markets
    European Financial Management
    November, 2018
  • Does High Stock Price Synchronicity Always Hurt Mutual Fund Industry? Sentiment Matters
    Journal of Behavioral Finance
    May, 2018
  • Business Process and Information Security: A Cross-Listing Perspective
    Journal of Industrial Integration and Management, vol. 2
    June, 2016
  • Can Cross-Listing Mitigate the Impact of an Information Security Breach Announcement on a Firm's Values?
    IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 142
    May, 2016
  • Fund Management Skill and Noise Trading
    Journal Of Portfolio Management, vol. 44
    Spring, 2018
  • News and social media emotions in the commodity market
    Review of Behavioral Finance, vol. 9
    Spring/Summer, 2017


  • Does Corporate Managerial Ability Matter in M&A Performance?
    29th European Financial Management Association (EFMA) conference, Dublin, Ireland (Northern)
  • Sales Dispersion: A robust factor to consider to achieve Alpha
    9th International Conference on Business and Economic Development, NYC, New York
  • Is Fund Management Skill More Valuable in High Sentiment Times
    April, 2019
    Financial Management Association International Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Noise-driven Abnormal Institutional Investor Attention
    April, 2018
    8th ABRM-MEC International Conference on Business & Economic Development, New York City, New York
  • Is Fund Management Skill More Valuable in Noisy Times
    European Financial Management Association, Milan, Italy
  • Does Corporate Managerial Ability Matter for Fund Managers?
    October, 2017
    Financial Management, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Foreign Subsidiary Performance in Emerging Markets: An Institutional Perspective
    July, 2017
    Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Using media-based emotion to predict commodity price
    November, 2016
    International Conference on Behavioral, Economic and Socio-cultural Computing, Durham, North Carolina
  • Can Cross-Listing Mitigate the Impact of an Information Security Breach Announcement on a Firm's Values?
    May, 2016
    IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Yurga, Russia