Associate Professor - Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
Ph D - Business Administration, UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, 2000
MBA - Business Adminstration, BAYLOR UNIVERSITY, 1998
BS, ABILENE CHRSTN UNIV ABILENE, 1996
BS - Animal Science, ABILENE CHRSTN UNIV ABILENE, 1996
Awards and Honors
Baylor Fellow, Baylor University (August 2011)
"Exit, Voice, and Reputation: The Evolution of SPACs," Delaware Journal of Corporate Law
"Implications of Data Screens on Merger and Acquisition Analysis: A Large Sample Study of Mergers and Acquisitions from 1992-2009," Review of Financial Studies
, Vol. 24, No. 7, (2011), pp. 2316-2357 (coauthors: Jeffry M Netter, M Babajide Wintoki).
"Placebo Ethics," Virginia Law Review
, Vol. 96, No. 1, (2010), pp. 1-68 (coauthors: Usha Rodrigues).
"Target-firm information asymmetry and acquirer returns," Review of Finance
, Vol. 13, (2009), pp. 467-493 (coauthors: Micah Officer, Annette Poulsen).
"The rise of corporate governance in corporate control research,," Journal of Corporate Finance
, Vol. 15, (2009), pp. 1-9 (coauthors: Jeffry Netter, Annette Poulsen).
"The underpricing of private targets," Journal of Financial Economics
, Vol. 93, (2009), pp. 51-66 (coauthors: Jack Cooney, Thomas Moeller).
"Moving firms from private to public ownership: Selling out to public firms vs. initial public offerings," Financial Management
, Vol. 37, (2008), pp. 81-101 (coauthors: Annette Poulsen).
"Protective governance choices and the value of acquisition activity," Journal of Corporate Finance
, Vol. 14, (2008), pp. 550-566 (coauthors: Scott Bauguess).
"An inconsistency in SEC disclosure requirements? The case of the “insignificant” private target," Journal of Corporate Finance
, Vol. 17, (2007), pp. 251-269 (coauthors: Usha Rodrigues).
"Takeover activity as a response to time-varying changes in investment opportunity sets: Evidence from takeover sequences," Financial Management
, No. 36, (2007), pp. 19-43 (coauthors: Sandy Klasa).
"What do returns to acquiring firms tell us? Evidence from firms that make many acquisitions," Journal of Finance
, Vol. 57, (2002), pp. 1763-1793 (coauthors: Kathleen Fuller, Jeffry M Netter).
Contributions to Practice
"Investment vs. Gambling," Christian Reflection
, Vol. 4, (2011), pp. 37-44.
"Corporate Takeovers and Restructurings,"
, Kent Baker and Ronald Anderson (eds.), 2010, pp. Chapter 27.