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Brian Andrews

Brian S. Andrews

Instructor
Department: Department of Finance
Education: MBA, Tulane University
Teaching Interests: Commercial Banking, Real Estate Investment and Development, Real Estate Finance
Office: 2602A Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-6291
George Duplechain

George Duplechain

Instructor - Business Law
Department: Department of Finance
Education: JD Juris Doctor, Louisiana State University
Teaching Interests: Business Law
Office: 2912 Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-1700
James Fargason

James S. Fargason

Senior Instructor - Business Law
Lee D. and Cynthia C. Bloch Distinguished Professorship in Business Law
Department: Department of Finance
Education: JD, Louisiana State University
Teaching Interests: International Law, Negotiable Instruments, the Uniform Commercial Code, Common Law, Civil Law, Securities Law, and Commercial Transactions.
Research Interests: Measuring the ROI on Legal Services, and Reducing Legal Risk.
Office: 2602D Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-6220
Mark Fry

Mark W. Fry

Instructor - Business Law
Department: Department of Finance
Education: JD, Louisiana State University
Teaching Interests: Business Law, Estate Planning
Research Interests: Business Law, Taxation, Asset Protection Strategies
Office: 2912 Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-6291
Email: mfry1@lsu.edu
Lewis Kilbourne

Lewis Kilbourne

Instructor
Department: Department of Finance
Education: PhD Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Teaching Interests: Corporate Finance, Currency, Debt Restructuring, Strategy,Financial Analysis
Research Interests: Financial Default behavior and Currency Wars, LIfetime Value of a student, Misallocation of corporate capital and financial engineering
Office: 2936 Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-6291
Michael Kirby

Michael P. Kirby

Instructor
Department: Department of Finance
Education: MBA, A.B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University
Teaching Interests: Venture Capital, Private Equity and Investment Banking Related Topics. Also Corporate Finance and Financial Statement Analysis
Office: 2902 Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-6291
Letitia O'Connor

Letitia Thompson O'Connor, CFA

Instructor
Department: Department of Finance
Education: MBA Finance, The University of Alabama
Teaching Interests: Portfolio Management, Investments, Banking
Office: 1900B Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-0070
Kurtay Ogunc

Kurtay Ogunc

Instructor, Undergraduate, Honors, Minor, and Internship Advisor
Department: Department of Finance
Education: PhD Decision Sciences, Louisiana State University
Teaching Interests: Business Finance, Financial Management, Investments, Portfolio Management, Derivatives, International Finance
Research Interests: Asset Allocation, Risk Management, Overlay Strategies, Alternative Investments, Behavioral Finance
Office: 2904 Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-6291
Clifford Stephens

Clifford P. Stephens

Instructor and Director of Graduate Studies-MS Finance Program
Russell B. Long Professorship in Finance
Department: Department of Finance
Education: PhD Finance, University of Arizona
Teaching Interests: Corporate Finance, Investments, Financial Institutions
Research Interests: Corporate Finance, Dividend and payout policy, IPO - lockup provisions, Managerial incentives
Office: 2934 Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-6291