JPMorgan Chase Professor of Finance, Associate Professor of Finance
Mississippi State University - Ph.D. in Finance, 2012
University of Louisiana at Monroe - M.B.A., 2008
Istanbul Technical University - B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 2005
Sell-Side Equity Analysts, Insider Trading, Seasoned Equity Offerings (SEOs), Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)
"The Boss Knows Best: Directors of Research and Subordinate Analysts” with Daniel Bradley and Xi Liu, Journal of Financial And Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming.
"Before an Analyst Becomes an Analyst: Does Industry Experience Matter?", with Daniel Bradley and Xi Liu, The Journal of Finance, forthcoming.
“Are All Analysts Created Equal? Industry Expertise and Monitoring Effectiveness of Financial Analysts”, with Daniel Bradley, Xi Liu and Fei Xie, Journal of Accounting and Economics, forthcoming
“The Persistence of Opportunistic Insider Trading”, with Brandon Cline and Xi Liu, Financial Management, forthcoming
"Option Implied Volatilities and the Cost of Issuing Equity", with Andrew Fodor, Journal of Banking and Finance, 2015
"Sales of Secondary Shares in SEOs: A Comparison Across Top Managers, Other Insiders, and Outsiders" with Mike Highfield, Financial Management, 2014
The Wharton School-WRDS Outstanding Paper in Empirical Research, EFA 2014
Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award for 2015-2016, College of Business, Ohio University
Senior Class Faculty Recognition Award for 2014-2015, College of Business, Ohio University
Outstanding Scholar Award for 2014-2015, College of Business, Ohio University
Ellsworth Holden Finance Faculty Award for 2015-2016, Finance Department, Ohio University
Teacher of the Year Award for 2015-2016, Finance Department, Ohio University
Teacher of the Year Award for 2014-2015, Finance Department, Ohio University
Teacher of the Year Award for 2013-2014, Finance Department, Ohio University
2016-2017 College of Business Faculty Excellence in Intellectual Contributions
Teacher of the Year Award for 2016-2017, Finance Department, Ohio University
Ellsworth Holden Finance Faculty Award for 2016-2017, Finance Department, Ohio University
My practitioner oriented research focuses on sell-side and buy-side equity analysts, asset management and investment banking divisions as well as corporate finance and governance of public firms. My papers have been published in several elite and distinguished finance, accounting, real estate journals, including The Journal of Finance, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Financial Management, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Journal of Real Estate Research. My research also got presented at numerous research institutions as well as governance agencies including The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (The SEC) and The Federal Reserve Bank (The Fed) in Washington, DC and featured in media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, CFA Digest, and The London School of Economics Business Review.