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Dr. Kayti Schumann

schumakm@jmu.edu
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JMU Faculty Kayti SchumannAssistant Professor of Finance

Started at JMU: August 2012

Education:
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Received May 2012
M.B.A., East Carolina University, Received December 2004
B.A. and B.B.A., Lincoln Memorial University, Received May 2003

Academic Interests:
Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, International Finance, and Law, Ethics and Finance

Professional Interests:
Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, International Finance, and Law, Ethics and Finance

Current Courses Taught:
FIN 365 Intermediate Financial Management

Key Publications: 
Earnings Quality of Foreign vs. U.S. Reverse Mergers: Geographical Location or Firm-Level Incentives?”, with Chen Chu, Giorgio Gotti, and Don Herrmann, Journal of International Accounting Research, 2015

Positions Held:
2012-present, Assistant Professor, James Madison University
Jan 2012 – May 2012 Adjunct Professor, Tennessee Tech University,
2007-2012 Graduate Research Assistant, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Jan 2008 – May 2008, Adjunct Professor, Lincoln Memorial University

Awards:
Best Doctoral Student Paper in Corporate Finance for “Reverse Mergers and Earnings Quality”, Southwestern Finance Association 2013 Conference