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Faculty and Staff Profile

Jack G. Wolf

Associate Professor of Finance

Office: 161 Chandler L. Burns Hall
Phone: 864 832-7865

 Educational Background

PhD Finance
University of Utah 2000

Wake Forest University 1993

BA Astronomy and Physics
University of Virginia 1991

 Courses Taught

Corporation Finance
Financial Management I
Financial Management II
Financial Modelling


Dr. Wolf joined the faculty in 2000. His research has been published in such journals as the Journal of Finance, Financial Management, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Investment Management and the International Review of Financial Analysis. He has won Best Paper awards at the Western Finance Association and Southern Finance Association. He has served on program committees and best paper selection committees for Financial Management Association, Eastern Finance Association and Southern Finance Association meetings. He has served in several leadership roles for the Eastern Finance Association, including Vice President-Program and President and is currently a Trustee of the Association.

 Research Interests

Valuation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, Shareholder Voting

 Research Publications

"Mutual funds as monitors: Evidence from mutual fund voting" with Angela Morgan, Annette Poulsen and Tina Yang, Journal of Corporate Finance, 2010.


Eastern Finance Association