Clinical Associate Professor
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2003; MBA, The University of Texas at Austin. 1987; B.B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 1985.
Corporate finance, executive compensation, corporate governance.
Consultant, Towers Perrin, Dallas, TX, 1998-2000
Arizona State University: 1993-present. Previous Appointments: University of Oklahoma, The University of Texas at Austin.
Professional Leadership and Service
HR Sense, Houston, TX, 2005-present; Lola Wright Foundation, Austin, TX, 1998; Electronic Data Systems Corporation, 1988-1995.
Arizona State University: MBA Program Review Task Force 2008; Finance Undergraduate Programs Committee, Finance Scholarships and Awards Committee, Business School Undergraduate Core Committee, Certificate in International Business Committee, Business Honors Consulting Finance Department Faculty Contact, and Alpha Kappa Psi Faculty Adviser.
Principles of Financial Management, 1st Edition, Parrino and Kidwell, Wiley (Forthcoming).
Introduction to Corporate Finance, 1st Edition, Megginson and Smart, Southwestern Publishing.
ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.
FIN 303 - Honors Finance
Covers basic principles of finance, practical tools for financial decision making, and evaluation methods employed by the firm.
FIN 361 - Advanced Managerial Finance
Builds on FIN 302. Advanced material on capital budgeting, cost of capital, CAPM, asset valuation, capital structure, and financial policy.
FIN 545 - Advanced Corporate Finance
Studies major decision-making areas and selected topics in corporate finance. Attempts to develop decision-making ability in these areas using both lectures and cases.