Wanda Lee Owens is an Assistant Professor of Finance and teaches Business Finance, Financial Management, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, and Global Business and Finance in the undergraduate and graduate programs. She earned a Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance (University of Georgia), a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance (Clark Atlanta University), and a Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing (Howard University).
Dr. Owens’ research interests include finance and business education, and corporate finance and equity cost. Recent research by Dr. Owens includes “A Gender Analysis of Productivity in Finance Research”, with Phyllis Keys and Pamela Turner, which will be published in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Financial Education, and “The Impact of Prerequisite Lag on Performance in the Introductory Finance Course”, with Kasim Alli and Emmanuel Onifade, which was presented at the 2008 Financial Education Association Conference.
Dr. Owens is a past recipient of the Clark Atlanta University Finance Department Teacher of the Year, and a recipient of numerous scholarships including the National Black MBA Association Scholarship - Atlanta Chapter, and the University of Georgia - Edward T. Comer Scholarship. She has over 10 years corporate finance and banking experience with expertise in commercial real estate construction management, real estate loan management, and real estate owned liquidation management.