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Oklahoma State University

ALLISSA LEE

Department of Finance
Director, MS in Quantitative Finance Program and Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Finance

322 BUSINESS BUILDING
STILLWATER, OK 74078
Phone: 405-744-3260

allissa.lee@okstate.edu

Education

  • Ph D, Oklahoma State University, Finance, 2012
  • MS, Oklahoma State University , Quantitative Financial Economics, 2011
  • BBA, Northeastern State University, Finance; Meetings and Destination Management, 2002

Publications

  • Axel Grossmann, Allissa A Lee, and Joseph Ruhland. "Discipline-Based Short-Term Study Away Programs: A Survey and Guide based on Experiences from Students, Professionals and Faculty". Advances in Financial Education (Forthcoming).
  • and Allissa A Lee. (2022). "An Analysis of Finance Journal Accessibility: Author Inclusivity and Journal Quality". Journal of Banking and Finance. (138), May 2022, 1872-6372.
  • Allissa A Lee. (2021). "Alumni Speak Finance". Eagle Executive. Spring, 14.
  • Allissa A Lee. (2021). "Diving In, Taking Flight". Eagle Executive. Fall, 14.
  • Allissa A Lee. (2021). "Why Do Guest Speakers Matter?". Eagle Executive. Spring, 15.
  • and Allissa A Lee. (2020). "Can a Nonevent be an Event? Bank Stock Returns Surrounding Unexpected Interest Rate Inaction by the Federal Reserve". Journal of Accounting and Finance. (20), 2, 2158-3625.
  • Allissa A Lee, , and . (2020). "Is it LUV or a Good Business Decision? A Comprehensive Study of Southwest Airlines’ Acquisition of AirTran". Journal of Financial Education. (46), 1, 0093-3961.
  • Allissa A Lee. (2019). "Eagles on Wall Street: Celebrates Fifth Anniversary". Eagle Executive. Fall, 12-13.
  • Allissa A Lee. (2019). "The Road to Wall Street". Eagle Executive. Fall, 14-15.
  • Allissa A Lee. (2018). "Eagles on Wall Street". Eagle Executive. Fall, 12-13.
  • Allissa A Lee and . (2018). "Geographical and Operational Focus/Diversification Reexamined. Acquisition Frequency, Deregulation, and Announcement Returns from Bank M&As". Journal of Accounting and Finance. (18), 8, 2158-3625.
  • Allissa A Lee. (2017). "Eagles on Wall Street". Eagle Executive. Fall, 8-9.
  • Allissa A Lee. (2016). "Eagles on Wall Street". Eagle Executive. Fall, 12-13.
  • Kenneth A Borokhovich, Allissa A Lee, and Betty Simkins. (2016). "Journal Influence in Corporate Research". Managerial Finance. (42), 4, 376-389.
  • Allissa A Lee. (2015). "A Diary: Eagles on Wall Street". Eagle Executive. Fall, 8-9.
  • Kenneth A Borokhovich, Allissa A Lee, and Betty Simkins. (2015). "From Psychology, Law, Accounting and Economics: Measuring the Influence of Finance Journals in the Social Sciences". Journal of Financial Education. (41), 3, 1-25.
  • Axel Grossmann, Allissa A Lee, and Marc Simpson. (2014). "Forward Premium Anomaly of the British Pound and the Euro". International Review of Financial Analysis. (34), July, 140-156.
  • Betty Simkins and Allissa A Lee. (2014). "The Role of VaR in Enterprise Risk Management: Calculating Value-at-Risk for Portfolios Held by the Vane Mallory Investment, in Implementing Enterprise Risk Management: Case Studies and Best Practices, Co-Edited with John R.S. Fraser and Kristina Narvae". John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
  • Betty Simkins and Allissa A Lee. (2014). "Understanding Value-at-Risk to Avoid Risk Management Breakdown". Conference Board of Canada: Risk Watch.
  • Betty Simkins and Allissa A Lee. (2013). "ExxonMobil Corp.’s Acquisition of XTO Energy, Inc.: An Exercise in Valuation". Energy Finance and Economics (Wiley&Sons).
  • Allissa A Lee, Kris Kemper, and Betty Simkins. (2012). "Diversification Revisted". Research in International Business and Finance . (26), 304-316.
  • Betty Simkins, Kenneth Borokhovich, and Allissa A Lee. (2011). "A Framework for Journal Assessment: The Case of the Journal of Banking and Finance". Journal of Banking and Finance. (35), 1, 1-6.

Presentations

  • An Analysis of Finance Journal Accessibility: Author Inclusivity and Journal Quality
    Academy of Economics and Finance Annual Meeting
    Academy of Economics and Finance
    Virtual - 2022
  • Experiential Learning—Study Away Programs: Surveys of Students and Professionals Reveal Benefits; Faculty Best Practices
    Academy of Economics and Finance Annual Meeting
    Academy of Economics and Finance
    Virtual - 2021
  • Study Away/Abroad and Experiential Learning: Real and Perceived Benefits
    Financial Education Association Annual Meeting
    Financial Education Association
    Savannah, GA - 2019
  • Can a Non-event be an Event? The Case of Bank Stock Returns Surrounding Unexpected Interest Rate Inaction by the Federal Reserve
    Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting
    Eastern Finance Association
    Jacksonville, FL - 2017
  • Can a Non-event be an Event? The Case of Bank Stock Returns Surrounding Unexpected Interest Rate Inaction by the Federal Reserve
    Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting
    Southern Finance Association
    San Destin, FL - 2016
  • Is It LUV or a Good Business Decision? A Comprehensive Study of Southwest Airlines' Acquisition of Airtran
    Financial Management Association
    2015
  • Does the Market Value the Acquisition of Nonpublic Firms the Same as Public Firms? Evidence from Bank M&A Activity
    Southwestern Finance Association Annual Meeting
    Southwestern Finance Association
    Houston, TX - 2015
  • The Corporate Finance Research Environment
    Financial Management Association Annual Meeting
    FMA
    Chicago, IL - 2013
  • Measuring the Relative Influence of Financial Research
    Financial Management Association Annual Meeting
    Financial Management Association
    Atlanta, GA - 2012
  • Returns of Financial Mergers: Evidence from Serial and Nonserial Acquirers
    Financial Management Association Annual Meeting
    Financial Management Association
    Atlanta, GA - 2012
  • Returns of Financial Mergers: Evidence from Serial and Nonserial Acquirers
    Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting
    Midwest Finance Association
    New Orleans, LA - 2012
  • Diversification Revisited
    Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting
    2010
  • Long-Term Performance: The Case of Defensive Financial Mergers
    Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting
    2010

Editorial and Review Activities

  • Finance Research Letters
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2019
  • International Review of Financial Analysis
    Associate Editor
    2019
  • Journal of Banking and Finance
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2019
  • Journal of Economics and Finance
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2019
  • International Review of Financial Analysis
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2016
  • Emerging Markets Finance and Trade
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2015
  • Journal of Economics and Finance Education
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2015
  • Managerial Finance
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2015
  • British Accounting Review
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2013
  • Journal of Applied Corporate Finance
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2009

Awards and Honors

  • H. Albert Burke Banking Endowment Faculty Award (2020)
  • J. Daniel Speight Banking Excellence Faculty Award (2017)
  • Faculty Development Committee Travel Award (2016)
  • H. Albert Burke Banking Endowment Faculty Award (2016)
  • J. Daniel Speight Banking Excellence Faculty Award (2015)
  • Parker College of Business Summer Research Grant (2015)
  • Parker College of Business Summer Research Grant (2014)
  • Faculty Development Committee Travel Award (2013)
  • Semifinalist for Best Paper in Corporate Finance (2013)
  • AFA Doctoral Student Travel Grant (2011)
  • Supplemental Doctoral Student Fellowship (2009)
  • Supplemental Doctoral Student Fellowship (2008)
  • Supplemental Doctoral Student Fellowship (2007)

Academic, Military, and Professional Positions

  • Oklahoma State University, Director, MS in Quantitative Finance Program and Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Finance, June 1 2023
  • University of Oklahoma, Division of Finance, Price College of Business, Lecturer of Finance and Student Outreach Coordinator, August 16 2022 - May 31 2023
  • Georgia Southern University, Department of Finance, Parker College of Business, Associate Professor of Finance, 2019 - 2022
  • Georgia Southern University, Department of Finance, Parker College of Business, Assistant Professor of Finance, 2013 - 2019
  • Oklahoma State University, Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance, 2012 - 2013
  • Texas State University--San Marcos, Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance, 2011 - 2012
  • Department of Finance, Oklahoma State University, Graduate Assistant, 2007 - 2011
  • RidgeWood Ltd., Personal Financial Services Assistant, 2006 - 2007
  • MidFirst Bank, Compliance Analyst, 2003 - 2005
  • MidFirst Bank, Loan Specialist, 2002 - 2003

Courses Taught

  • FIN 3113 (11 Semesters)
  • FIN 3713 (2 Semesters)
  • FIN 4113 (1 Semester)
  • FIN 4333 (2 Semesters)