Sara Hsu is a clinical associate professor of supply chain management at UT. Previously, she was an associate professor of economics at the State University of New York at New Paltz. Hsu specializes in Chinese supply chains, fintech, economic development, informal finance and shadow banking. She has published one of the only English-language books on Chinese fintech, China’s Fintech Explosion, and informal finance, Informal Finance in China: American and Chinese Perspectives, as well as one of the only Chinese-language books on Chinese shadow banking. She has also published several articles and books on the topics of sustainable development, financial crises and trade. Hsu earned her doctorate from the University of Utah, her MBA from UT and her bachelor’s from Wellesley College.