Hong-Jen “Abraham” Lin is an associate professor and acting chair of the Department of Finance at Brooklyn College’s Koppelman School of Business. He devotes his research efforts to commercial banking, e-finance, insurance, and international finance. Lin’s scholarly work has been published in two books as well as many professional journals.

Lin shares his thoughts on the challenges facing the new U.S. Secretary of Commerce and former Governor of Rhode Island Gina Raimondo, who was sworn in on March 3, 2021.