Professor and Chairperson
Sweigart Hall 255

Areas of Expertise

Stock and bond market movements; Federal Reserve decision making and strategy; analysis of current business conditions and selected areas of personal financial planning.

Assistant Professor of Finance
Sweigart Hall 264

Background Information

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 2009, Baruch College, City University of New York, Earnings Quality and Corporate Investment
  • Master of Business Administration, 2003, Columbia University, Finance
  • Bachelor of Science, 1997, University of Witwatersrand, Civil Engineering

Refereed Articles

  • Ratner, M. & Chiu, C. (2013). Hedging Stock Sector Risk with Credit Default Swaps. International Review of Financial Analysis, 30, 18-25.
Professor
Sweigart Hall 261

Areas of Expertise

Corporate treasury/cash management; corporate restructuring; security issuance; dividend policy and insider trading

Associate Professor
Sweigart Hall 252

Research Interests: International finance; investments and portfolio management; securities class action litigation; financial reporting frauds; SEC enforcement of securities law

Professor
Sweigart Hall 254

Areas of Expertise

Global financial markets; financial characteristics of firms in different countries; global investing; index funds; closed-end country funds; international funds; corporate finance, capital budgeting and capital structure

Associate Professor
Sweigart Hall 242

Areas of Expertise

International finance; stock market efficiency; U.S. financial markets; U.S. banking issues

Associate Professor
Sweigart Hall 247

Areas of Expertise

Emerging markets' finance; mergers and acquisitions; insider trading; computerized financial modeling