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Dr Song Zhang

Senior Lecturer



Dr Song Zhang serves as Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Financial Management at the Faculty of Business and Law. Prior to his appointment at Portsmouth, he held academic positions at Lancashire Business School and Surrey Business School and taught a variety of accounting and finance modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, e.g. International Finance, Research Methods, etc.

Song has got his PhD degree in small business finance and published peer-reviewed papers in the areas of small business finance and banking, entrepreneurship in some academic journals, such as International Small Business Journal, Economics and Human Biology, etc. He also published a book chapter (The Oxford handbook of entrepreneurial finance) by Oxford University Press. During his PhD study at University of Surrey, he received the honour of Vice Chancellor Research Student Finalist and FBEL Postgraduate Research Student of the Year Award. He has also received the best paper award for ECR in 2016 from the Faculty of Business and Law.

Research Interests

  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Banking, Financial Institutions and Financial Markets
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business

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