King appointed Dickson Professor of Finance

Tao-Hsien (Dolly) King has been appointed the Rush S. Dickson Professor of Finance in the Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte.

King, who earned a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, joined the Belk College in 2006 as an associate professor. Before coming to UNC Charlotte, she taught at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, Southern Methodist University, and National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan). Dr. King teaches finance courses at the undergraduate, graduate and executive levels.

King’s primary research interests are corporate finance and fixed income securities. She has published in many academic journals including Journal of Finance, Journal of Business, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Finance, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Financial Management. Additionally, King has won several best-paper and research awards for her work in fixed income securities and corporate finance.

“Dolly King has an exceptionally high-quality research record,” said Steven Ott, interim dean of the Belk College of Business. “In addition, she is a fine teacher who plays an integral role in the College’s new Ph.D. program and an excellent colleague. This honor is well-deserved.”