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Assistant Professor

University of Central Oklahoma

About

Mark R. Reavis, Ph.D., joined the University of Central Oklahoma’s College of Business as an assistant professor of finance in the fall of 2021. Reavis worked in the banking industry for 20 years before changing careers to teach finance in higher education. Reavis focuses on providing students with practical applications of financial information to empower them to make sound financial business and personal finance decisions.

Classes Taught

At the University of Central Oklahoma since the fall of 2021.

  • FIN 3563 Fundamentals of Business Finance
  • FIN 4413 Financial Institutions
  • MBA 5142 Financial Management

 

At other universities (2007-21)

  • Business/Corporate Finance (Undergraduate and MSBA)
  • Bank Management (Undergraduate and MBA)
  • Money and Banking
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Investments
  • Investments II
  • Current Economic Problems (Undergraduate and MSBA)

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D. in Business Administration with a Specialization in Financial Management, Northcentral University – 2014
  • Master of Business Administration, Texas A & M University – Texarkana – 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts with a major in Business Administration and a minor in Economics, Ouachita Baptist University – 1987

Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities

Journal Articles

Reavis, M., Singh, K., Tucci, J. E. (2021). Millennials' Strategic Decision Making through the Lens of Corporate Social Responsibility and Financial Management. Journal of Business Strategies, 38(2), 125-146. https://www.shsu.edu/centers/cbed/journal/index.html

Reavis, M. R. (2021). Enhancing Student Engagement and Increasing Student Success Using an Online Discussion of the Great Recession. Business Education Innovation Journal, 13(1), 144-153. http://www.beijournal.com/

Reavis, M., Orr, D. W. (2021). The Journey of American Capitalism: From Stockholders to Stakeholders. American Journal of Management, 21(4), 15. https://articlegateway.com/index.php/AJM/article/view/4553

Reavis, M. R. (2021). Banking Class Engagement and the Special Nature of Banks. Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 25(8). https://www.aabri.com/manuscripts/203256.pdf

Reavis, M. R., Tucci, J. E. (2020). Sustainability Effort Acceleration as Measured by Increased Propensity of Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Management and Sustainability, 10(2), 121-134. https://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/jms/article/view/0/44240

Rogers, T., Tucci, J. E., Reavis, M. R. (in press). Imminent Changes In Corporate Strategic Financial Strategies: Millennial Women and Their Stakeholder Approach. Journal of Contemporary Business Issues, 25(1). http://www.wiu.edu/cbt/jcbi/ 

Reavis, M. R., Reavis, D. R. (2020). The Impacts of a Voter-Approved Minimum Wage Increase in Arkansas. Journal of Business, Economics and Technology, 23(1), 59-73. http://nabet.us/j_archives/JBET_2020.pdf

Reavis, M. R. (2019). Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Finance Class Engagement. Business Education Innovation Journal, 11(2), 104-109. http://www.beijournal.com/home.html 

Reavis, M. R., Tucci, J. E., St-Pierre, G. (2017). Millennials' Philosophy and Attitudes toward Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics, 14(4), 74-83.

Reavis, M. R., Huang, P. (2017). Are Credit Unions Less Efficient Than Commercial Banks? An Empirical Analysis of Operating Efficiency. Review of Business Research, 17(3), 29-36. https://rbr-journal.org/RBR-JOURNAL/Default.aspx

Reavis, M. R. (2017). Credit Union Growth after Passage of the Credit Union Membership Act. Journal of Applied Financial Research, 1(2017), 39-59.

Reavis, M. R. (2016). The Behavioral Characteristics of Velocity May Soon Lead To A Rise in Inflation. Journal of International Finance and Economics, 16(1), 79-86. https://jife-journal.org/JIFE-JOURNAL/Default.aspx

Reavis, M. R. (2012). Credit Union Market Share Trends. International Journal of Business & Public Administration, 9(1), 82-96.

Conference Presentations

Reavis, M. R. (Presenter & Author), Reavis, D. R. (Author Only), 42nd Annual Meeting of the National Association of Business, Economics and Technology, "The Impacts of a Voter Approved Minimum Wage Increase in Arkansas," National Association of Business, Economics and Technology, State College, PA. (November 2019).

Reavis, M. R. (Presenter & Author), Rogers, T. (Author Only), Tucci, J. E. (Author Only), 67th Annual Arkansas College Teachers of Economics and Business, "Millennials' Gender Differences in their Stakeholder Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility," Arkansas Teachers of Economics and Business, Arkadelphia, AR. (September 28, 2018).

Reavis, M. R. (Presenter & Author), Huang, P. (Author Only), International Academy of Business and Economics New York 2017, "Are Credit Unions Less Efficient Than Commercial Banks? An Empirical Analysis of Operating Efficiency," International Academy of Business and Economics, New York Institute of Technology. (October 2017).

Reavis, M. R. (Presenter), 66th Annual Arkansas College Teachers of Economics and Business, "Credit Union Measures and Consideration of Agency Issues," Arkansas College Teachers of Economics and Business, Pine Bluff, AR. (September 2017).

Reavis, M. R. (Presenter & Author), Tucci, J. E. (Author Only), St. Pierre, G. (Author Only), 9th Annual American Business Research Conference, "Millennials' Philosophy and Attitudes toward Corporate Social Responsibility," American Research and Publications Inc, New York City, NY. (July 2017).

Reavis, M. R. (Presenter & Author), Academy of Business Research Fall 2016 Conference, "Credit Union Growth after Passage of the Credit Union Membership Access Act," Academy of Business Research, San Antonio, TX. (November 2016).

Reavis, M. R. (Presenter & Author), IABE-2016 Washington Conference, "The Behavioral Characteristics of Velocity May Soon Lead To A Rise In Inflation," International Academy of Business and Economics, Washington, D.C. (January 2016).

Reavis, M. R. (Presenter & Author), International Academy of Business and Public Administration, "Credit Union Market Share Trends," International Academy of Business and Public Administration, Dallas, TX. (April 2011).

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