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Senior Lecturer in Finance, RMIT University

Dr. Angel Zhong is a Senior Lecturer in Finance at RMIT University. She specialises in asset pricing and investor behaviour in financial markets, with a strong focus on the equity market. Her research is at the forefront of the development of the Fama-French asset pricing model in the Australian market. She has also undertaken research in the difference in behaviour of institutional investors and retail investors on stock markets around the world. She is an aspiring academic with strong ties to the industry. Her research has strong investment applications for investors. In addition to academic research, she regularly undertakes applied research and is a successful recipient of grants in the area of measuring mispricing and sentiment in the Australian equity market. Angel remains engaged with external stakeholders while undertaking her academic responsibilities. Her research has frequently attracted media interest. For instance, a few examples of note from coverage over the years include TV interview on SBS, regular interviews on Ausbiz, radio interview on ABC about investor mood, coverage in the Age about the surge in equity trading in COVID-19 lockdown and comments about low-cost equity trading platforms and the GameStop trading frenzy in the Australian Financial Review and Business Insider and interview in the New Daily about the impact of U.S. political events on the Australian share market.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Finance, RMIT University

Education

  • 2017 
    Monash University, PhD in Finance