Xinyan Yan

Xinyan Yan

Assistant Professor
Campus: Tampa
Room: BSN 3116
Phone: 813-396-2291

Xinyan Yan is an assistant professor in the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance at the USF Muma College of Business.

Yan obtained her doctoral degree in finance from the University of Alabama and a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Birmingham-Southern College. Before she joined USF, she was an associate professor of finance at the University of Dayton.

Her research interest focuses on empirical corporate finance. Some of her works are at the interaction of fintech and corporate finance. She is one of the first to introduce natural language processing and machine learning to corporate finance research. Outside of work, she is a good baker and has created several cake recipes that incorporate both eastern and western baking techniques. She also loves reading and Pilates.


  • FIN 4934-002- Programming for FinTech

  • FIN 6934-901- Programming for FinTech