McDonough School of Business
McDonough School of Business

Claire Liang

Claire Liang is the Associate Teaching Professor of Finance at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Liang’s research focuses on issues in empirical asset pricing and corporate finance, especially regarding uncertainty and its impact on asset prices, finance and growth, and entrepreneurial finance. She has published scholarly articles in Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Portfolio Management, International Review of Finance, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, and The Developing Economies

Liang has seven years of investment banking experience with Citigroup and Goldman Sachs. She earned a PhD in Finance from University of Alberta in Canada, an MBA with finance concentration and a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Cornell University, and a BS in Physics from National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan. Prior to joining Georgetown, Liang taught at University of Maine and Southern Illinois University and received the Cherry-Hill Business Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award from SIU (2019). She enjoys sharing her industry experience with students and advising students on finance career related issues.