Ph.D., Purdue University, 2008; MBA, Southern Methodist University, 2000; M.S. in Electrical Enginnering, 1991, Georgia Institute of Technology; B.S. in Physics, Texas A&M University, 1989.
Corporate Finance: firm organizational structure, diversification discount, mergers and acquisitions, soft information in firms, executive compensation.
"Firm Organizational Structure and the Production of Soft Information", (Based on dissertation)
"Measures of Firm-level Soft-Information Production"
"Executive Compensation and Soft-Information Production in Firms"
"Free-float and Weighting Changes for the S&P 500 Index"
Career and Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Krannert Certificate for Outstanding Teaching, Purdue University, 2004.
ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.
FIN 302 - Managerial Finance
Theories and techniques used for business decisions in working capital management, capital budgeting, financial control, and long-term financing.
FIN 331 - Financial Markets/Institutions
Analyzes financial markets and intermediaries. Theory of financial intermediation, interest rate theory, money and capital market instruments, and government regulation.
FIN 502 - Managerial Finance
Develops analytical techniques and financial theories used to make optimal decisions in a corporate setting.
FIN 591 - Seminar
A small class emphasizing discussion, presentations by students, and written research papers.