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Tih Koon (Alex) Tan


Tih Koon (Alex) Tan

Meet Tih Koon (Alex) Tan

Assistant Professor, Finance

Education: 1998 Washington State University, B.A.
2001 Washington State University, M.A.
2002 Washington State University, M.A.
2010 University of Central Florida, Ph.D.

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Courses Taught:
Introduction to Global Business
Financial Management
Financial Management (Honors)
Advanced Financial Management
Foundations of Finance (Graduate)


Career Specialties: Alex Tan’s areas of interest include corporate finance, governance, executive compensation and international finance.

Professional and Community Activities: Tan’s research has been presented at various conferences. He currently serves as co-advisor for the UT Investment Club and secretary for Beta Gamma Sigma. He is a member of EFA, FMA, MFA, SFA and SWFA. He is also a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, the international economics honor society.

Honors and Awards: Tan received a QEP grant to attend a Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) seminar in Shanghai. He was awarded the Academic Grant for Faculty to attend the SESUG 2013 conference. Tan completed a series of workshop seminars conducted by the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) to earn the Certificate of Knowledge. He also received a Faculty Development Dana Grant to work on his research paper, which was eventually published in the Journal of Finance and Accountancy . One of his papers won him the Outstanding Doctoral Student Paper award from SWFA.