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College of BusinessDivisional Administrative Assistant Finance & Economics
Work CH 257
Work Phone: 304-696-2311
Categories: Divisional Administrative Assistant Finance & Economics, Finance and Economics
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Associate Professor of Financial and Insurance Economics Finance & Economics
Work CH 260
Work Phone: 304-696-2607

Academic Credentials:

University of Wisconsin –Milwaukee, Ph.D. Economics
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Post Doctorate Bridge to Business–Finance Track

Professional Experience:

Marshall University:
Associate Professor of Finance, Fall 2009 to present
Professor of Economics, Fall 2007 to Spring 2009
Associate Professor of Economics, Fall 2003 to Spring 2007
Assistant Professor of Economics, Fall 2000 to Spring 2003

North Carolina A&T State University:
Assistant Professor, Fall 1996 to Spring 2000

Courses Taught:

Finance: Principles of Finance, Risk and Insurance Principles, Intermediate Financial Management

Economics: Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Survey of Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Labor Economics, Economics Senior Seminar

Research Interests:  Financial and Insurance Economics

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Professor of Economics Finance & Economics
Work CH 264
Work Phone: 304-696-2606

Academic Credentials:

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Courses Taught:

Principles of Economics
Intermediate Microeconomics
Econometrics
Mathematical Economics

Research Interests:

Applied microeconometrics, with specific reference to the developing economies of Africa

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Assistan Professor of Economics Finance & Economics
Work CH 258
Work Phone: 304-696-2615 Website: Personal Website Website: CV
Categories: Finance and Economics
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Finance & Economics
Work GC 340
Work Phone: 304-746-1967
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Professor of Finance Finance & Economics
Work CH 253
Work Phone: 304-696-2663 Website: Visit Website

Academic Credentials:

BA, Mathematics and Physics, Coe College
MBA, Lewis University
PhD, University of South Carolina

Professional Experience:

US Navy
Commonwealth Edison
DePaul University
McNeese University
Marshall University

Courses Taught:

Personal Finance
Principles of Finance
Intermediate Financial Management
Commercial Banking
Principles of Investment
Portfolio Analysis and Management
Futures and Options
Investment Planning
Financial Policies and Strategies*
International Economic Development*
Principles of Business Finance
Financial Management
*current

Research Interests:

Securities pricing models
Games and simulations

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Photo of Yuanyuan (Catherine) Chen
Assistant Professor of Economics Finance & Economics
Work CH 262
Work Phone: 304-696-2827 Website: Personal Webpage Website: Direct link to CV

Academic Credentials:
Ph.D of Economics

Courses:
ECN 310
ECN 253

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Photo of Mr. Scott Denning
Instructor of Finance Finance & Economics
Work CH 213
Work Phone: 304-696-2667

Academic Credentials:

MBA Marshall University

Professional Experience:

13 years of experience in Commercial Banking
Financial Officer – Energy Environmental Resources
Compliance Officer, Assistant Controller – The First State Bank

Courses Taught:

Principles of Finance
Intermediate Financial Management
Financial Planning Applications
Principles of Investments
Futures and Options

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Assistant Professor Finance & Economics
Work CH 259
Work Phone: 304-696-2311

Academic Credentials:
Ph. D.

Courses:
FIN 440
FIN 620

Office Hours:

MW 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
R 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM

Research Interests:

Corporate finance
Market Efficieny
Mispricing

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Assistant Professor of Economics Finance & Economics
Work CH 266
Work Phone: 304-696-2668

Academic Credentials:

PhD August 2009 from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan (specialized in Industrial Organization & Labor (Race & Gender))
Master of Arts 2000 from Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan (concentration in Applied Microeconomics and Macroeconomic Theory)
Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Sciences 1992 from Eastern Michigan University

Professional Experience:

Actuarial technician, benefits manager (focused on health care, retirement, and terminated vested benefits), and small business owner/operator (focus on retail/wholesale sales, product distribution, and reproduction of business success via multi-level marketing).

Courses Taught:

Principles of Micro- & Macro-economics
Foundations of the History of Economic Thought
Intermediate Microeconomics
Economics of Race & Gender (Ethnicity & Gender)
Economics of Human Resources (Labor Economics)
Quantitative Methods (Business Statistics)

Research Interests:
My research interests are scattered wide and are varied. I’m keen to understand the macroeconomy, the stock market & stock pricing, money & banking, demographics, and the long-run trends in all of the above. I’ve recently discovered an interest in understanding the unintended consequences of public policy, and be able to predict with accuracy the outcomes of policy actions in the broad economy, the stock market, and particular industries.
I love teaching so I’m always on the trail of how to be a Master Teacher (the one who can interest anyone/everyone in her course contents and get active participation from 100% of the students in & out of class).

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Photo of Dr. Michael A. Newsome
Professor of Economics Finance & Economics
Work CH 217
Work Phone: 304-696-2613

Academic Credentials:
PhD University of Kentucky

Professional Experience:

1. At Marshall since 1998
2. 3 years of MBA Director
3. Consultant for Kentucky State Government and US Corps of Engineers
4. Taught in several countries
5. Lead study abroad experiences
6. 1 year Eastern Kentucky University Visiting Professor

Courses Taught:

Managerial Economics (MBA)
Econometrics
Intermediate Microeconomics
International Trade

Research Interests:

Tax Policy
International Education

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Photo of Lawrence Shao
Finance & Economics
Work CH 218
Work Phone: 304-696-4330 Website: Current CV
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Photo of Dr. Harlan Smith II
Professor of Economics; Kermit E. McGinnis Distinguished Professor of Business; Division Head Finance & Economics
Work CH 256
Work Phone: 304-696-3233 Website: CV

Academic Credentials:
Ph.D., Economics, Yale University, 1989
M.A., Economics, Yale University, 1984
M.A., International Relations, Yale University, 1982
B.A. Magna Cum Laude, Economics, Kalamazoo College, 1977

Professional Experience:
Marshall University, 1991 – Present (Head of the Division of Finance & Economics, August 2010 – Present;
Kermit E. McGinnis Professor, Fall 2007 – Present; Professor of Economics, 2000 – Present; Associate Professor of Economics, 1996 – 2000; Assistant Professor of Economics, 1991 – 1996)
University of Cape Coast, Ghana (Fulbright Professor of Economics, 1993 – 1994)
Occidental College (Assistant Professor of Economics, 1990 – 1991; Instructor of Economics, 1988 – 1989)

Courses Taught:
Principles of Macroeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis, Economics of Developing Countries
Research Interests:
Sub-Saharan Africa; Learning, Instruction, and Pedagogy

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Assistant Professor of Economics Finance & Economics
Work CH 255
Work Phone: 304-696-2609
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Associate Professor of Economics Finance & Economics
Work CH 254
Work Phone: 304-696-3351

Academic Credentials:

PhD. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Professional Experience:

Fiscal Analyst State of Wisconsin

Courses Taught:

ECN 250-253 – Micro-Macro Principles
ECN 326 – Intermediate Micro
ECN 340 – Global Macro Issues
ECN 420 – International Trade
ECN 423 – Econometrics
ECN 466 – Econ Workshop

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Photo of Dr. Shaorong Zhang
Associate Professor of Finance Finance & Economics
Work CH 215
Work Phone: 304-696-2605

Academic Credentials:

Ph.D., Finance, University of Missouri, July 2004

Professional Experience:

CFA Charter Holder

Courses Taught:

Corporate Finance
Bank Management
Investments
Financial Management

Research Interests:

Empirical Corporate Finance

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