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Eric Kelley

Eric Kelley

Goodner Professor and Martin and Jean Mills Faculty Research Fellow
Office Location: Room - 431A, Stokely Management Center 865-974-3216

Eric Kelley is as a professor of finance as well as the Goodner Professor of Banking and Martin and Jean Mills Faculty Research Fellow. He earned a Ph.D. in finance from Texas A&M University, a M.S. in finance from Texas Tech University and a B.B.A. with a double major in computer information systems and finance from West Texas A&M University. Prior to joining the Haslam College of Business in 2014, Eric spent eight years on the Eller College of Management faculty at the University of Arizona and one year on the faculty at Washington State University.

Eric’s research focuses on issues in empirical asset pricing and market microstructure, with particular emphasis on how information is incorporated into prices. His research has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Finance and Quantitative Analysis and the Review of Financial Studies and has been presented at top finance conferences such as the American Finance Association and Western Finance Association annual meetings. Eric has taught a variety of courses at all levels. He currently advises a number of Ph.D. students on their dissertations and teaches undergraduate Introductory Finance (for finance majors/collaterals), MBA Financial Management and a special topics Ph.D. class.

Awards & Honors



    Full-Time MBA, Professional MBA


    2004 Texas A&M University, Ph.D., Finance

    2000 Texas Tech University, M.S., Finance

    1999 West Texas A&M University, B.A.A., Computer Information Systems and Finance


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