Finance Ph.D. graduates

Norkeith Smith

Graduated 2015
Assistant Professor, California State University - Chico

Dissertation Title: Essays on Horizontal Divestiture and Product Market Relationships

Dissertation Committee: Dr. Ranjan D'Mello, Dr. Margaret Smoller, Dr. Atif Ikram and Dr. Li Way Lee

Matt Ross

Graduated 2014
Assistant Professor, Western Michigan University

Dissertation Title: Elections and Asset Pricing: The Politically Sensitive Equity of US Military Contractors

Dissertation Committee: Dr. Mbodja Mougoué (Chair)

Chenguang Shang

Graduated 2014
Assistant Professor, Bentley University

Dissertation Title: Deal Innovations in Mergers and Acquisitions: Do Go-Shop Provisions Create Real Benefits?

Dissertation Committee: Dr. Sudip Datta (Chair), Dr. Mai Iskandar-Datta, Dr. Scott Julian and Dr. Robert Rossana

Xinghua Gao

Graduated 2012
Assistant Professor, Governor State University

Dissertation Title: Economic Deregulation and Corporate Dividend Policy

Dissertation Committee: Dr. Ranjan D'Mello (Chair), Dr. Mbodja Mougoue, Dr. Margaret Smoller and Dr. Li Way Lee

Yonghong Jia

Graduated 2012
Assistant Professor, Iowa State University

Dissertation Title: Essays on International Cash Holdings

Dissertation Committee: Dr. Mai Iskandar-Datta (Chair), Dr. Sudip Datta, Dr. Mbodja Mougoué and Dr. Kevin Cotter

Mark Gruskin

Graduated 2011
Assistant Professor, Penn State Lehigh Valley

Dissertation Title: Essays on Reverse Leveraged Buyouts

Dissertation Committee: Dr. Sudip Datta (Chair), Dr. Ranjan D'Mello, Dr. Mai Iskandar-Datta, Dr. Robert Rossana