Alois J. Theis Endowed Chair and Professor of Finance
Dr. Martin's teaching and research areas include international finance and corporate financial management. She joined the Tobin College of Businss (TCB) in 2006 with 13 years of university teaching experience. She has been honored by TCB with the 2007 Outstanding Research Award and the 2010 Teaching Excellence Award.
Dr. Martin has accumulated numerous publications in academic and practitioner journals, such as Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Financial Research, Financial Review, and Financial Analyst Journal. She serves on several editorial boards and frequently presents her research at national and international conferences.
Dr. Martin received her Bachelor of Science from Purdue University, an MBA from University of Miami, and her Ph.D. from Florida Atlantic University.
Selected recent publications:
“Currency Bid-Ask Spread Dynamics and the Asian Crisis: Evidence Across Currency Regimes” with Koutmos, Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol. 30 (1), 2011, 62-73.
“Information Asymmetry Determinants of Sarbanes-Oxley Wealth Effects” with Akhigbe and Newman, Financial Management, Vol. 39(3), Autumn 2010, 1253-1272.
"Changes in Risk of Foreign Firms Listed in the U.S. Following Sarbanes-Oxley” with Akhigbe and Nishikawa, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Vol. 19 (3), 2009, 193-205.
“Influence of Disclosure and Governance on Risk of U.S. Financial Services Firms Following Sarbanes-Oxley” with Akhigbe, Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 32 (10), 2008, 2124-2135.
“Risk Shifts Following Sarbanes Oxley: Influences of Disclosure and Governance,” with Akhigbe and Newman, Financial Review, Vol. 43 (3), 2008, 383-401.
“Estimating the Cost of Equity for Property-Liability Insurance Companies,” with Wen, Lai and O’Brien, Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 75 (1), 2008, 101-124.
“Partial Acquisitions, Acquisition Probability Hypothesis, and the Abnormal Returns to Partial Targets,” with Akhigbe and Whyte, Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 31(10), 2007, 3080-3101.
“Modeling Time Variation and Asymmetry in Foreign Exchange Exposure,” with Koutmos, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Vol. 17(1), 2007, 61-74.
“Effect of Fed Policy Actions on the Default Likelihood of Commercial Banks,” with Akhigbe and Madura, Journal of Financial Research, Vol. 30(1), 2007, 147-162.
“Valuation Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley: Evidence from Disclosure and Governance within the Financial Services Industry,” with Akhigbe, Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 30(3), 2006, 989-1006.
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