Cuyler Strong

Cuyler Strong


Assistant Professor of Finance



Mike Ilitch School of Business
2771 Woodward Avenue
Room 399
Detroit, MI 48201

Academic Programs

  • Finance

Cuyler Strong


Cuyler Strong is an Assistant Professor of Finance in the Department of Finance at the Mike Ilitch School of Business. His primary research interests are in the area of Investments, Market Microstructure, Derivatives and the Financial News Media. He has published in the Journal of Financial Markets and the Journal of Futures Markets. Prior to joining Wayne State University he worked as a Financial Economist at the Securities and Exchange Commission, where he mainly worked on regulation related to short selling and options markets. He has also taught the University of Maryland-College Park and Washington State University.


Ph.D., Finance, Washington State University, 2020

MS, Financial Economics, Utah State University, 2016

BS, Finance, Utah State University, 2015

BS, Economics, Utah State University, 2015


Investments, Asset Pricing, Options and Derivatives and Financial Regulation.

AACSB specialty

Finance - incl Banking

Research and teaching interests

Market Microstructure
Derivative Securities
Financial News Media 


Jiang, G.J., Shimizu, Y. and Strong, C., 2022. Back to the futures: When short selling is banned. Journal of Financial Markets, 61, p.100735.

Jiang, G.J., Shimizu, Y. and Strong, C., 2020. When trading options is not the only option: The effects of single‐stock futures trading on options market quality. Journal of Futures Markets, 40(9), pp.1398-1419.

Courses taught by Cuyler Strong

Fall Term 2024 (future)

Winter Term 2024

Fall Term 2023