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University of Central Oklahoma


Professor of Finance. Joined the department 1992.

Classes Taught

Undergraduate: Business Finance, Intermediate Finance, Investments, International Finance

Graduate: Financial Modeling and Analysis for MBA

Education and Certifications

Ph.D. in Finance from Florida State University

MBA and B.S. from Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea


Worked in import-export industry in Seoul and Singapore for 8 years

Assistant professor, Department of Economics and Finance, University of Mississippi for 4 years

Adjunct professor of finance for University Oklahoma and Oklahoma City university for 5 years


Research interest in agency problems in corporation, bond convexity, foreign exchange market, and currency trading.

Office Hours

Mondays and Wednesdays: 3:30-5 p.m.

Tuesdays: 2-5 p.m.

Professional and Community Involvement

Attend and present papers at the  annual conferences of American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences and International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines.

Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities

Does Unwinding Carry Trade Lead to Profitable Reverse Carry Trade?, published in Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Fall 2017.

Time Differential Effects of Credit Yield Spread and Interest Rate Differential on the currency Carry Trade Return, published in International Journal of Business, Accounting, and Finance, Spring 2016.

Do Credit Yield Spread and Deviation from Interest Rate Parity Explain the Return on the Currency Carry Trade?, published in Mustang Journal of Accounting and Finance, April 2015

Teaching Philosophy

embodies six principles:

1. Be competent and current in knowledge of subjects taught

2. Facilitate student learning in/outside class

3. Be accessible and accommodating to the needs of students.

4. Respect every student

5. Treat student fairly in grading

6. Maintain a learning environment in which each student feels important

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