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Pamela Peterson Drake

drakepp@jmu.edu
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Dr. Pamela Drake

Chandler/Universal Eminent Professor of Finance

Year Started at JMU: 2007

Education:  



Ph.D. 
 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

B.S.          Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

Academic Interests:

Valuation, Financial Analysis, Financial Management

Professional background:

Tax Accountant, Arthur Andersen & Co.

Service work:

Consultant, CFA Institute

Member, Local Advisory Board, BB&T

Manager, Central Valley Habitat for Humanity Facebook page

Personal Interests:

Writing

Ballroom dancing

Genealogy

Gardening

Current Courses Taught:

COB300B               Integrated Functional Systems: Finance

FIN302                   Spreadsheet Skills in Finance

FIN360                   Analytical Methods in Finance

FIN378                   Fixed Income Analysis

Key Publications: 

Articles

“Deregulation and Risk,” with Elias Semaan, Financial Management, (2011), Vol. 40, Issue 2, pp. 295-329.

“Financial Guarantee Insurance and Failures in Risk Management,” with Faith Neale, Journal of Risk and Insurance (Winter 2011) Vol. 30, pp. 29-76.

“Diversification in the Financial Services Industry: The Effect of the Financial Modernization Act,” with Faith Neale and Steven P. Clark, Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, (2010), Vol. 10, No. 1.

“The Dynamics of Medical Malpractice Insurance: Evidence from 1993 to 2003,” with Faith Neale and Kevin Eastman. Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 76, No. 1 (March 2009), pp. 221-227.

“The Effect of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act on the Insurance Industry,” with Faith Neale, Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 57, Issue 4 (July/August 2005), pp. 317-338.

Books 

Corporate Finance, Laurence Booth, Sean Cleary and Pamela Peterson Drake, published by John Wiley & Sons, 2013 [ISBN: 978-0470444641]

Analysis of Financial Statements, Pamela Peterson and Frank J. Fabozzi, published by John Wiley & Sons, Third edition, 2012 [ISBN: 978-1118299982].

The Basics of Finance: An Introduction to Financial Markets, Business Finance, and Portfolio Management, Frank J. Fabozzi and Pamela Peterson Drake, John Wiley & Sons, August 2010 [ISBN: 978-0470609712].

Foundations and Applications of the Time Value of Money. Pamela Peterson Drake and Frank J. Fabozzi. John Wiley & Sons, May 2010 [ISBN: 978-0-470-40736-3].

Capital Markets, Financial Management, and Investment Management. Frank J. Fabozzi and Pamela Peterson Drake. John Wiley & Sons, May 2009 [ISBN: 978-0-470-40735-6].

Positions Held:

July 2015 to present

Universal/Chandler Eminent Professor of Finance

Department of Finance and Business Law

College of Business, James Madison University

July 2007 to June 2015

J. Gray Ferguson Professor and Department Head

Department of Finance and Business Law

College of Business, James Madison University

December 2004 to June 2007

Associate Dean and Professor

College of Business, Florida Atlantic University

August 1991 to December 2004

Professor

Department of Finance

College of Business, Florida State University

August 1986 to July 1991

Associate Professor

Department of Finance

College of Business, Florida State University

August 1981 to July 1986

Assistant Professor

Department of Finance

College of Business, Florida State University

January 1976 to June 1977

Tax Accountant

Arthur Andersen & Co., Chicago, Illinois

Awards:

College of Business Service Award, 2015

Distinguished speaker, Morgan State University, 2009

Website: http://educ.jmu.edu/~drakepp/