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Expertise
Corporate Finance
Investments

Research

Corporate Finance - Agency, Information Asymmetry, Corporate Policy, Dividend Policy
Investments - Behavioral Finance

Education
Ph.D. – 2006, The University of Arkansas
M.S. – 1999, Texas A&M University
B.S. – 1998, Texas A&M University

Sample Publications

 

2015: "Black-Scholes Option Pricing: Implementing a Hands-On Assignment Using Excel," Journal of Economics and Finance Education, (forthcoming), Christi Wann.

 

2014: "Biases and Student Portfolio Management Behavior Profiles: An Empirical Taxonomy," Journal of Economics and Finance Education, forthcoming, Nicole Forsgren-Velasquez, Jeffrey Johnson, Scott Miller, and Christi Wann.

 

2014: "Does a Dividend Ratchet Effect Exist at the Firm Level?", Banking and Finance Review, Volume 6, Number 1, pp. 91-101, Christi R. Wann and Jeffrey S. Jones.

 

2013: "The Effect of Liquidity Shocks on Payout Policy Choice and Future Earnings Growth," American Journal of Business Research, Volume 6, Number 1, pp. 33-47. Christopher M. Brockman and Christi Wann.

 

2013: “The Effects of Investor Bias and Gender on Portfolio Performance and Risk,” The International Journal of Business and Finance Research, Volume 7, Number 1, pp. 1-16. Kevin Lee, Scott Miller, Nicole Velasquez, and Christi Wann.

 

2012: “Liquidity Shock Induced Changes in Investment Policy: Information Asymmetry or Agency?,” American Journal of Business Research, Volume 5, Number 1, pp. 37-47. Christi Wann.

 

2012: “The History of Payday Lending in Arkansas,” Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, Volume 12, Number 1, pp. 167-177. Garry Wann and Christi Wann.

 

2011: “Liquidity Shocks and Industry Payout Policy,” Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, Volume 11, Number 4, pp. 117-127. Christi Wann.

 

2010: “Gender-Based Trading: Evidence from a Classroom Experiment,” Journal of Economics and Finance Education, Volume 9, Number 2, pp. 54-61. Christi Wann and Bento J. Lobo.

 

2010: “The Relation between Market Model Mispricing and Trading Volume,” Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, Volume 10, Number 3, pp. 140-148. D. Michael Long and Christi Wann.

 

2010: “Greece: How Can Companies Manage the New Risks?,” The Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, Volume 21, Number 6, pp. 19-24. Bento Lobo, Christi Wann, and John G. Fulmer, Jr.

 

2010: “Hedge Funds: Inadequate Regulation and Risk Exposures,” Troy University Business and Economic Review, Volume 32, Number 2, pp. 9-13. Christi Wann, Virginia Polley, and Travis Vaughn.

 

2009: “Managing Late Payments for International Sales,” The Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, Volume 20, Number 6, pp. 39-45. Bento Lobo, Christi Wann, and John G. Fulmer, Jr.

 

2009: “Do Liquidity Induced Changes in Aggregate Dividends Signal Aggregate Future Earnings Growth?,” Journal of Economics and Finance, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp.1-12. Christi Wann, and D. Michael Long.

 

2009: “State-Dependent Dividend Preferences: The Case of Economic Recessions,” American Journal of Business Research, Volume 2, Number 1, pp. 21-37. Christi Wann and Bento J. Lobo.

 

2008: “Liquidity Shock Induced Dividend Change: Market Reaction by Firm Quality,” Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, Volume 8, Number 4, pp. 137-151. Christi Wann, D. Michael Long, Dennis Pearson, and Garry Wann.

 

Professional Activities and Memberships
Financial Executives International (2009-present)
CFA Society of Eastern Tennessee, Affiliate Member (2007-2012)

Ad Hoc Reviewer for the American Journal of Business Research 
Ad Hoc Reviewer for the Journal of Economics and Finance 
Ad Hoc Reviewer for the Journal of Economics and Financial Education

Honors and Awards
Dean's Merit Award, UTC (2009, 2010, 2012, 2013)                                                                                                   

Max Finley Scholar, UTC (2009)                                                                                                                      

UC Foundation Title Award Univ. of Tenn.- Chattanooga (2008)

Johnston Summerfield Research Scholar Univ. of Tenn.- Chattanooga (2007-2008)

Excellence in Teaching Award Walton College of Business (2004)

Summer Research Grant Award Walton College of Business (2002, 2004, 2005)

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