Shishu Zhang

Coordinator, Economics

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Research Foci

  • International Economics
  • Teacher Quality
  • Inflation
  • Academic Background

    • Ph.D. Economics | Northern Illinois University
    • M.S. Probability and Statistics | Northern Illinois University
    • M.A. Economics | Northern Illinois University
    • M.A.Foreign Language and Applied Linguistics in English | Southwestern University of Finance & Economics
    • B.A. English and Economics | Southwestern University of Finance & Economics
  • Courses Taught

    • Principles of Macroeconomics
    • Principles of Microeconomics
    • Managerial Economics
    • Econometrics
  • Professional Memberships

    • Chinese Economics Association | 2015
    • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance | 2013
    • Hong Kong Economics Association | 2013
    • International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance (ICHPER-SD) | 2013
    • Midwest Economics Association | 2013
    • Texas Association of Teacher Educators | 2012
  • Recent Publications

    • Zhang, S., Fike, D. S., & Dejesus, G. (2015). Qualities University Students Seek in a Teacher. Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research, 16 (1), 47-59.
    • Zhang, S. & Soukup, G. (2015). Factors that Influence the Selection and Utilization of Medical Insurance by American Children. Cogent Business and Management.
    • Fike, D., Fike, R., & Zhang, s. (in press, 2015). Teacher Qualities Valued by Students: Teacher Qualities (T-Q) Instrument Validation. Academy of Educational Leadership Journal.
    • Zhang, S. (2013). Health and Portfolio Choices for Elder People. Journal of Business and Economics, 4 (4), 302-320.
    • Zhang, S., Fike, D. S., & Fike, R. (2013). Qualities of an Ideal Teacher: The Student Perspective. The Texas Forum of Teacher Education, 2, 2-21.
    • Zhang, S. (2013). The Effect of Inflation on Domestic Migrant Worker Households in China. Journal of Reviews on Global Economics, 2, 416-432.