Professor Cheng received his Ph.D. in Economics/Finance at the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1990. He is currently an associate professor of finance at Sorrell College of Business, Global Campus of Troy University. He also has taught at Tuskegee University, Alabama State University, National Vietnam University, and Saigon Technology University. His research interests include financial market efficiency, emerging markets in financial crisis, Taiwan, China and Hong Kong’s financial market development. He has served in a corporate training team (focus on the impacts of globalization) for Weyerhaeuser Co., as a consultant to DBE (Disadvantage Business Enterprise) of ALDOT (Alabama Department of Transportation) and as trainer of financial management program for Head Start program. He also served as the president of CAPASUS 2010-11. He has won many awards which include the Business Faculty of the Year for College of Business at Tuskegee University, in 1997, 1999 and 2002; and Outstanding Faculty Awards in Research and Service at Tuskegee University, in 1995 and 1996, Employee Excellence Award at Troy University in 2005. He has various publications in the area of stock market performance in emerging economies and the East Asian economic development.