H-E-B School of Business & Administration Dr. Shishu Zhang

Shishu Zhang, Ph.D. 

Phone: 210-283-6483
Office: GB 102
CPO: 426

Research Foci: 
International Economics, Teacher Quality, Inflation 

Hobbies & Interests: 
I am the founder and Co-Advisor for the UIW Economics Club.


  • Academic Background 

    Ph.D. Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, Economics, 2010

    MS Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, Probability and Statistics, 2008

    MA Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, Economics, 2007

    MA Southwestern University of Finance & Economics (SWUFE), Foreign Language and Applied Linguistics in English, 2006

    B.A. Southwestern University of Finance & Economics (SWUFE), English and Economics, 2003

  • Courses Taught 

    Principles of Macroeconomics

    Principles of Microeconomics

    Managerial Economics


  • Recent Intellectual Contributions 

    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.

  • Work Experience 

    Associate Professor of Economics, University of the Incarnate Word (March, 2015 - October, 2015), San Antonio, Texas.

    Assistant Professor of Economics, H-E-B School of Business and Administration, UIW (August, 2010 - Present), San Antonio, Texas.

    Instructor for Macroeconomics and Microeconomics, Northern Illinois University (August, 2008 - May, 2010), DeKalb, Illinois.

    Teaching Assistant for Graduate Level Courses (Advanced Macroeconomics, Advance Financial Economics, and Public Finance Seminar), Northern Illinois University (August, 2007 - August, 2010), DeKalb, Illinois.

  • Professional Memberships

    Chinese Economics Association, 2015 Review submitted papers for conferences organized by the association and regularly attend their annual conferences.

    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 Joined in the member of Texas Association of Teacher Educators

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