Dr Nan Hu

  • Lecturer (Accounting & Finance)


Nan joined the Adam Smith Business School in 2017 as a Lecturer in Finance. Having gained a BA in Business and Finance from Durham University, Nan went on to obtain a master degree from London School of Economics and Political Science. She also holds a PhD in Accounting and Finance from Durham University. 

Research interests

Nan has several research interests; her main focus is on Behavioral Finance and Corporate Finance.

Areas of expertise:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Capital structure and market timing
  • Asset pricing and momentum
  • Media attention and stock return


List by: Type | Date


  • Behavioral finance
  • Corporate finance

Current supervision


Courses taught:

  • Foundations of International Corporate Finance