Tracy Xu, PhD


Associate Professor

Tracy Xu is a leading researcher in corporate governance, corporate finance and real estate finance. She has published numerous articles in top-ranked finance and real estate journals, including Financial ManagementJournal of Banking and FinanceJournal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Real Estate Economics. Her research grants and awards include the Provost’s distinguished researcher recognition at the University and the Daniels Award for Excellence at the College of Business.

Dr. Xu teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses with a primary focus on corporate finance. Her expertise expands across the areas of strategic finance, financial modeling and business valuation. She has also taught various professional development courses in the executive education program and customized training programs for companies.

Dr. Xu received her undergraduate degree from Nankai University and her doctoral degree in finance from the University of Washington. She also holds Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. She is a member of American Finance Association, Financial Management Association and the Colorado Society of CFAs.