Meet Our Faculty


Huijian Dong, Ph.D., CFA, CAIA
Associate Dean of School of Business and Associate Professor of Finance

Huijian Dong was the Academic Coordinator of the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance at University of South Florida and the Director of the Merrill Lynch Center for USF Foundation and CFA Society Tampa Bay Board before joining NJCU in 2021. He teaches investments and publishes in the areas of financial market and higher education administration.


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Marilyn Ettinger, MBA, CFA, CTP, FP&A
Professor of Finance

Marilyn Ettinger joined NJCU in 1988 with over 20 years’ experience as a financial economist and consultant. She pursued Ph.D. studies in economics and finance at Columbia and New York Universities, and holds the MBA in Finance from NYU. Her current research bridges an interest in both corporate finance and investments, focusing on Sustainable, Responsible, and Impact (SRI) investing using Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria.


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J.D Jayaraman, Ph.D.
Co-Chair and Associate Professor of Finance

J.D Jayaraman’s research interests are in applications of AI, machine learning and other cutting-edge technologies such as blockchain for social good. He has close to twenty years of experience in the financial services industry prior to transitioning to academics.



Rubina Vohra
Karnoutsos Hall, Room 626


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Zhimin Wang, Ph.D., CFA
Co-Chair and Associate Professor of Finance

Dr. Zhimin Wang earned her Ph.D. degree with areas of specialization in Finance and International Economics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2008. Dr. Wang's research interests include corporate finance, investment, international economics, and financial institutions and markets. Her research articles have appeared in journals such as Global Finance JournalJournal of Multinational Financial Management, etc.