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Don Chance

Don M. Chance, CFA

Professor
James C. Flores Endowed Chair of MBA Studies
Department: Department of Finance
Education: PhD Finance, Louisiana State University
Teaching Interests: risk management, financial derivatives, fixed income securities, corporate finance
Research Interests: risk management, financial derivatives, indexing, exchange traded funds, fixed income securities
Office: 2909 Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-0372
Joseph Mason

Joseph R. Mason

Professor
Department: Department of Finance
Education: PhD Economics, University of Illinois
Teaching Interests: Financial Intermediation, Financial Institutions, Banking
Research Interests: Dr. Mason's research focuses on financial intermediation and economic growth, with special emphasis on financial innovation and the role it plays in economic expansions as well as financial crises.
Office: 2913 Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-6255
Haitao Mo

Haitao Mo

Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Finance
Education: PhD Business Administration / Finance, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Teaching Interests: Asset Pricing, Investments, Derivatives
Research Interests: Empirical Asset Pricing, Institutional Investors, Mutual Funds, Options
Office: 2931 Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-0648
Rajesh Narayanan

Rajesh P. Narayanan

Department Chair, Professor, and Director of Graduate Studies-PhD Program
E. Robert Theriot Professor
Department: Department of Finance
Education: PhD Finance, Florida State University
Teaching Interests: Banking, Financial Markets, Financial Institutions
Research Interests: Banking, Financial Markets, Financial Institutions
Office: 2900A and 4019 Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-6291
James Nordlund

James C. Nordlund

Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Finance
Education: BA Mathematics, Economics, Trinity University
Teaching Interests: Corporate Finance, Financial Analytics, Programming for Finance
Research Interests: Empirical Corporate, Corporate Governance, Banking
Office: 2928 Business Education Complex North
R. Kelley Pace

R. Kelley Pace

Professor
Louisiana Real Estate Commission
Department: Department of Finance
Education: PhD Real Estate, University of Georgia
Office: 2937 Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-6256
Email: kpace@lsu.edu
Dimuthu Ratnadiwakara

Dimuthu Ratnadiwakara

Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Finance
Education: PhD Business Administration/Finance, University of Houston
Office: 2925 Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-6291
Gary Sanger

Gary C. Sanger, CFA

Professor
William H. Wright, Jr. Endowed Chair for Financial Services
C. C. "Cliff" Cameron Professorship in Finance #1
Department: Department of Finance
Education: PhD Management / Finance (Minor in Econometrics), Purdue University
Teaching Interests: Securities analysis, portfolio theory, asset pricing
Research Interests: Financial markets, asset pricing, mutual funds
Office: 2923 Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-6353
V. Carlos Slawson

V. Carlos Slawson Jr.

Professor
C. J. Brown Distinguished Professorship in Real Estate
Department: Department of Finance
Education: PhD Business Administration / Real Estate, University of Georgia
Office: 2927 Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-6291
Wei-Ling Song

Wei-Ling Song

Associate Professor
J.P. Morgan Chase/Chuck McCoy Distinguished Professor in Finance #2
Department: Department of Finance
Education: PhD Finance, Michigan State University
Teaching Interests: Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Financial Markets and Institutions, Investments
Research Interests: Financial Intermediation and Institutions, Corporate Finance and Governance
Office: 2921 Business Education Complex North
Phone: 225-578-6258
Email: wsong@lsu.edu