Mendoza School of Business


Katherine Spiess

Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Associate Professor of Finance
Office of the Dean
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  • Biography
  • Background
  • Awards

Katherine Spiess is serving her first term as Associate Dean for Graduate Programs. Her research has focused on the stock market impact of security offerings, and her teaching interests are mergers and acquisitions, corporate risk management, and real options. She earned her B.S. and her Ph.D. from the University of Missouri. Her distinctions and awards include an All Star Paper recognition from the Journal of Financial Economics, a Kaneb Teaching Award, Outstanding Teacher in the MS-Management program and in the MS-Finance program, and a BP Amoco Outstanding Teacher Award.

Education
BS, University of Missouri
Ph D, University of Missouri

Areas of Expertise
Mergers and Acquisitions
Corporate Financing Decisions

"Master of Science in Management Outstanding Professor Award", 2015

"Journal of Financial Economics All Star Paper", 2002

"Kaneb Teaching Award", 2001

"BP Amoco College of Business Administration Outstanding Teacher Award", 1999