Professor Chou earned his Ph.D. in finance from Drexel University, USA. He is currently a professor at the College of Management of Taiwan Normal University, and concurrently the Director of a dual master's degree in international business. His research interests include corporate finance, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. In addition to serving as a faculty member, Professor Chou has been working on research projects sponsored by the Ministry of Science and Technology for many years in his academic career. He was previously a visiting scholar at University of Washington at Seattle.
With regard to his practical experience, he has served as a panel member in governance reviewing committee of Taipower Corporation, Chinese Petroleum Corporation and Taiwan Sugar Corporation. He is currently also an independent director of board member at Nanoplus Corporation (listed in Taiwan). His research has been published in Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Journal of Business Research.