Emeritus Professor Ronald E. Shrieves received the bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Tulane University, an MBA from Tulane, and his Ph.D. in Business Economics from UCLA. Professor Shrieves, a member of the Finance Department since 1972, was William Voigt Professor of Business and Finance from 2002 until his retirement in 2006.
Dr. Shrieves has published widely in finance and economics journals, including Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Academy of Management Review, Engineering Economist, Financial Management, and the Financial Analysts Journal. Primary research interests are in the areas of the impact of organization structure and regulation on commercial bank performance, corporate governance, and the impact of earnings and dividend announcements on security prices.
In 2005, Dr. Shrieves received the College’s Bank of America Faculty Leadership Award. Dr. Shrieves and his co-authors were honored with two outstanding paper awards, the Iddo Sarnat Award for the best paper in the Journal of Banking and Finance, 1992, and the Eugene L. Grant Award for the best paper in the The Engineering Economist in 2001.
During his career at the University of Tennessee, Dr. Shrieves sat on over 30 Ph. D. dissertation committees, and was committee chair for 12 of those. In addition to teaching responsibilities in the undergraduate, MBA, and Ph. D. programs, Dr. Shrieves also taught in two executive MBA programs: the Taiwan Executive MBA and the Professional MBA.