Dr. Jeff Black

Assistant Professor

FCBE 434
Office Hours
T 2:30-3:30 PM; TR 11:45 AM-12:45 PM | By Appointment
Jeff Black


Jeff Black’s research interests include market microstructure, liquidity, market efficiency, and social network analysis. He has published in several top finance journals, including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Banking & Finance, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, the Journal of Trading, and the Journal of Fixed Income. These publications range in topics between government bank intervention, market access fee pilot programs, measuring, trade clustering in time, and order revisions. His papers have been among the Top Ten most downloaded on SSRN (Social Science Research Network) in 2021, 2022, and 2023.

He received his bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University in 2010 with a concentration in finance and a minor in applied statistics. Returning to Colorado State, he completed his master’s degree in financial risk management in 2012. While completing his doctorate at the University of Oklahoma, Jeff taught investments and financial risk management. At the University of Memphis, Jeff teaches investments, global financial management, and financial econometrics. He has also worked as a financial consultant to US Oil & Gas and First Financial Network, and is a Series 65 licensed financial advisor.