I am originally from Cambodia, a beautiful country located in Southeast Asia, and currently Chair and Associate Professor of Finance in the Department of Business,
Management and Accounting in the School of Business and Technology at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore which is part of the University System of Maryland. My areas of specialization include Financial Theories, Financial Economics and Econometrics, Financial Management, Managerial & Financial Accounting, Real Estate Finance, Macroeconomics of Imperfect Capital Markets, Monetary Policy Economics, Development Economics, Workforce Training & Development, Corporate Training Management, Industrial Management, and Assessments and Evaluations of the Competitiveness of the Nations.
I completed my Post-Doctoral Program in Finance at the University of Florida in 2011. I hold a Ph.D. in Workforce Education & Development, Finance and Economics from Southern Illinois University. I also have a Master of Training and Development in Human Resource Training and Development from Idaho State University and a Master of Management Science in Industrial Management from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan. My first alma mater is the Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where I completed my Bachelor of Education in English and Teaching English as a Foreign Language.
I am extremely blessed to be married to Inna Leng the most beautiful and kindest woman in the world. In 2016, my wife and I welcomed our son Harrison Sum.
We currently reside in the city of Salisbury, MD.