Chandler/Universal Eminent Professor, Finance

Year Started at JMU: 2007

drakepp@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pameladrake/

Education
  • PhD, Finance, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • B.S. Accountancy, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Professional Interests
  • Valuation
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Data Science
  • Financial Management
Personal Interests
  • Programming
  • Writing
  • Dancing
  • Genealogy
  • remove gardening
Professional Background
  • Tax Accountant, Arthur Andersen & Co., 1976-1977
  • Consultant, CFA Institute, 2008 - present
Current Courses Taught
  • COB300B Integrated Functional Systems: Finance
  • FIN360 Analytical Methods in Finance
  • FIN434 Fundamentals of Financial Data Science
Positions Held
  • J. Gray Ferguson Professor and Department Head, 2007-2015
  • Associate Dean and Professor, College of Business, Florida Atlantic University, 2004-2007
  • Professor of Finance, Department of Finance, Florida State University, 1981-2004
  • Tax Accountant, Arthur Andersen & Co., Chicago, Illinois, 1976-1977
Awards and Recognitions
  • College of Business Service Award, 2015
  • Distinguished speaker, Morgan State University, 2009
Service
  • Consultant, CFA Institute
  • Member, Local Advisory Board, BB&T
  • Member, Local Advisory Board, Truist
  • Board member, USA Dance Shenandoah Valley
Key Publications

Pamela Peterson Drake, Post-Mortem on Risk in the Financial Industry, Banking & Financial Services Policy Report (December 2017).

Pamela Peterson Drake, Faith Neale, Patrick Schorno, and Elias Semaan, Risk During the Financial Crisis: The Role of the Insurance Industry, Journal of Insurance Issues, (2017) Vol. 40 Issue 2: pp. 181-214.

Pamela Peterson Drake and Elias Semaan, TARP and the Long-term Perception of Risk, Journal of Banking and Finance, 68, (July 2016), 216-235.

Pamela Peterson Drake and Elias Semaan, Deregulation and Risk, Financial Management, (2011), Vol. 40, Issue 2, pp. 295-329.

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

Certifications:
  • Chartered Financial Analysis (CFA)

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