Featured Speaker in Honors College

honors presenterDr. Jialan Wang is the featured speaker at the Norb Schedler Honors College on Tuesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in the Farris Honors Hall Presentation Room.

Her topic is “Economics is the New Ethics: Morality in the Financial Age.”

Dr. Wang studied at the Honors College from 1998 to 2000. She earned a B.S. in mathematics from Caltech and received a doctorate in financial economics from MIT. She was Assistant Professor of Finance at the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St Louis before moving to her current position as an economist at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She is a board member of Pediatric HIV/AIDS Treatment Support, a nonprofit that provides medical support for HIV-positive children in rural China.