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

 

Courses Taught

FIN 1999 - Show Me the Money

FIN 3000 - Small Business Finance

FIN 3020 - Essentials of Managerial Finance

FIN 3200 - Intermediate Financial Management

FIN 3210 - Investments I

FIN 4210 - Investments II

 

Research Interests

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

 

Honors, Achievements, & Affiliations

Association of Private Enterprise Education Young Scholars Program Grant 2017

Office of Equity and Diversity Grant 2017

Alpha Scholastic Honor Society Inductee 2016

Summer Research Award 2015, 2017

Dean's Merit Award UTC, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2016

Max Finley Scholar UTC, 2009

UC Foundation Title Award UTC 2008

Johnston Summerfield Research Scholar 2007, 2008

Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Arkansas, 2004

 

CFA Society of Eastern Tennessee

Financial Executives International

Financial Management Association

Trading and Investment Club (TIC) Faculty Sponsor

Sigma Phi Lambda Faculty Sponsor

 

Ad Hoc Reviewer for the Banking and Finance Review

Ad Hoc Reviewer for the Journal of Economics and Finance

Ad Hoc Reviewer for the Journal of Economics and Financial Education

Ad Hoc Reviewer for the American Journal of Business Research

 

Featured Publications

 

Wann, Christi R., and Nai H. Lamb, (2017), “Target firm characteristics: What do investors value during recessions?,” Journal of Accounting and Finance, Volume 17, Number 1, forthcoming. 

Wann, Christi R., (2017), “The Impact of Teaching Financial Literacy to College Students,” Journal of Economics and Finance Education, Volume 16, Number 2, pp. 98-109. 

Wann, Christi R., D. Michael Long, and Christopher M. Brockman, (2016), “The Impact of SEC Rule 10b-18 on the Ratchet Effect,” Banking and Finance Review, Volume 8, Number 2, pp. 1-17. 

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

Wann, Christi, and D. Michael Long, (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.

 

Additional Publications

Wann, Christi R., and Nai H. Lamb, (2016), “Are Investor Reactions to Mergers and Acquisitions Dependent upon the Economic Cycle?,” Journal of Accounting and Finance, Volume 16, Number 6, pp. 61-73. 

Long, D. Michael, Christi R. Wann, and Christopher M. Brockman, (2016), “Unethical Business Behavior and Stock Performance,” Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, Volume 20, Number 3, pp. 115-122. 

 Wann, Christi R., and Nai H. Lamb, (2016), “Bond Duration: Constructivist Learning Using Excel,” Journal of Economics and Finance Education, Volume 15, Number 1, pp. 30-42. 

 Wann, Christi, (2015), “Black-Scholes Option Pricing: Implementing a Hands-On Assignment Using Excel,” Journal of Economics and Finance Education, Volume 14, Number 1, pp. 22-30. 

 Forsgren-Velasquez, Nicole, Jeffrey Johnson, Scott Miller, and Christi Wann, (2014), “Biases and Student Portfolio Management Behavior Profiles: An Empirical Taxonomy,” Journal of Economics and Finance Education, Volume 13, Number 2, pp. 99-111. 

Wann, Christi R., and Christopher M. Brockman, (2013), “The Effect of Liquidity Shocks on Payout Policy Choice and Future Earnings Growth,” American Journal of Business Research, Volume 6, Number 1, pp. 33-48. 

 Lee, Kevin, Scott Miller, Nicole Velasquez, 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. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 Wann, Christi, D. Michael Long, Dennis Pearson, and Garry Wann, (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.