Quinlan School of Business


Quinlan School of Business


PhD, Finance, University of Minnesota, 1992

MS, Applied Math, Northwestern University, 1984

BA, Applied Math, University of Wisconsin, 1982

Research Interests

Role of asymmetric information in corporate financial policy

Role of financial intermediaries in corporate financial policy

Corporate finance of financial intermediaries

Empirical corporate finance

Executive Compensation and incentives

Hedge Funds

Limits to arbitrage, volatility

Professional & Community Affiliations

Professional Associations

Member of American Finance Association, Financial Management Association

Professional Activities

Associate Editor: Multinational Financial Management

Referee for: Asia Pacific Management Review, Emerging Markets, Finance and Trade (EMFT), European Finance Review, European Financial Management, Financial Management, International Journal of Financial Studies, International Review of Finance, Journal of Applied Business Research, Journal of Applied Finance, Journal of Business, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Derivatives Accounting, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, Management Science, Multinational Finance Journal, Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics, Quarterly Journal of Finance, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Review of Finance, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. 

Program Chair : 2015 Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting, Chicago

Offices Held :

2nd Vice President, Midwest Finance Association, 2013-2014
1st Vice President, Midwest Finance Association, 2014-2015
President Elect, Midwest Finance Association, 2015-2016
President, Midwest Finance Association, 2016-Present

Outside Review of Tenure Case : 2011(1)

Outside Review of Grant Application : 2014 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)), 2015 National Science Foundation.

Courses Taught

FINC 335. Investments

FINC 337. Banking and Capital Markets

FINC 342. Advanced Corporate Finance

FINC 345. Advanced Investments

FINC 346. Options

FINC 450. Financial Management

FINC 452. Investments

FINC 453. Advanced Corporate Finance

FINC 423. Options Markets

FINC 624. Derivatives and Risk Management

FINC 558. Valuing Start-ups and other ventures

FINC 630: Hedge Funds (Capstone)

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