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Department of Finance

The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains three levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, and (3) External.

Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Full or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one external graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.


FULL MEMBERS

ALLEN CARRION, Assistant Professor, PhD (2018), University of Utah [2024]

PANKAJ K. JAIN, Professor, PhD (2002), Indiana University [2025]

CHRISTINE X. JIANG, Professor, PhD (1992), Drexel University [2020]

THOMAS H. McINISH, Wunderlich Chair, PhD (1978), The University of Pittsburgh [2021]

NAPOLEON OVERTON, Instructor, MBA (1982), University of Memphis [2023]

RONALD W. SPAHR, Professor, PhD (1976), University of Wisconsin-Madison [2024]

MARK SUNDERMAN, Morris Real Estate Chair, PhD (1986), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign [2020]


ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

JEFFREY BLACK, Assistant Professor, PhD (2017), University of Oklahoma 

VIVEK SHARMA, Instructor, PhD (2018), Indian Statistical Institute 

SABATINO SILVERI, Assistant Professor, PhD (2009), Arizona State University 

KONSTANTIN SOKOLOV, Assistant Professor, PhD (2017), Wilfrid Laurier University 

QUENTIN C. CHU, Professor, PhD (1984), The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

PEI SHAO, PhD (2007), Schulich School of Business, York University 


EXTERNAL MEMBERS

FRANK ALLEN, BBA (1974), Memphis State University [2021]

BIDISHA CHAKRABARTY, PhD (2004), The State University of New York [2021]

MOHAMMAD HASSAN, PhD (1990) University of Nebraska- Lincoln [2019]

BRIAN JONES, MBA (2000), American University [2021]

RICHARD MARSH, MBA (1994), University of Memphis [2021]

CHRIS NEELY, PhD (1993), University of Iowa [2021]

 JADE PLANCHON, PhD (2018) University of Memphis [2022]

JARED LINNA, MBA (2010) Auburn University at Montgomery [2023]

 

NOTE: Expiration date of graduate faculty membership is indicated in brackets for Full and External only.