Joel N. Morse, Ph. D., Professor of Finance, teaches financial economics at
the undergraduate and graduate levels in the Merrick School of Business of the University of Baltimore www.ubalt.edu.
His Ph.D. is in Business Administration, from the University
of Massachusetts at Amherst. His doctoral fields of study were financial
and management science (applied mathematical modeling). He has published numerous articles in in
peer-reviewed journals and in practitioner journals, lectured at
industry meetings, and served as corporate consultant and expert
witness (business valuation, lost profits, portfolio theoretic considerations in personal injury matters). He has been a creator of online graduate teaching material and courseware since 1998.
Morse was area chair of the Finance Area in 2000-2001, and director of the Division of Economics, Finance and Management Science in 2001-2002. During that year, he served as the chairperson of the Dean's Search Committee. From 2002-2003 he was Associate Dean for Research and Outreach. From June 2005-July 2007, he served as President of the Merrick School of Business Faculty Senate. Since September, 2009, he has served as Chair of the school's Promotion & Tenure Committee.
My official University of Baltimore home page (contains a very abbreviated CV) http://www.ubalt.edu/template.cfm?page=1564
My research record can be found at: http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=HZC1HXIAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&gmla=AJsN-F6O_FwxEHyVeWvL7bPsaEb0Bqzg2HF37jFLz9kjIb50M2_fTIk7QYeI6Uhh9CClvEhqhLIK6Z1eonpsmYRc7fOcCAM-8SykSUiRI-TOd0Hg8tCPHVc&cstart=20&pagesize=20
FIN 780 BUSINESS VALUATION (Corp finance-forensic economics-graduate course)
VOLATILITY OPTIONS (VIX) DISPERSION ANALYSIS (when implied volatilities of calls and puts are systematically unequal), TRADING & MARKET-MAKING
CLASS MATERIAL: SAMPLE RUBRICS for GRADING(not necessarily current)
RESEARCH IN PROGRESS:
1. Stock splits; 2. Crowdfunding;
3. Dispersion trading-VIX options
Last updated: April 1, 2015