Lynn Kendall, Ph.D.

Dr. Kendall has a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of North Texas.

Dr. Kendall spent over 18 years with an energy database and consulting firm, progressing from analyst to vice president of the firm’s international consulting and forecasting practice. As VP of consulting, Dr. Kendall was editor and co-author of a series of coal and energy market studies and economic forecasts. Dr. Kendall is also an experienced qualitative market research professional, providing actionable analysis of focus group and in-depth personal interviews, primarily in the medical industry.

Dr. Kendall is faculty adviser of the Sigma Zeta chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Recent Courses

FINA 7350 Derivatives
FINA 7320 International Financial Markets
FINA 6305 Managerial Finance

Research Interests

Dr. Kendall's main research interests stem from the relationship between corporate finance and firm performance. Her work examining financial institution bankruptcy prediction, both before and after the most recent financial distress is published in the E-Journal of Business & Economic Issues. Current projects include examining how corporate form may drive firm performance in the midstream oil & gas industry; how underwriter reputation is related to firm performance before and after bond issues; and 
country-level liquidity effects on bond yield and underwriter fees.

Selected Publications

Gu, J., Kendall, L., Groves, S., & Arellano, F., (2016) Book Chapter: Teaching Socially Responsible Investing in the Finance Curriculum for Teaching Ethics Across the Management Curriculum: A Handbook for International Faculty: Volume 2, Expert Business Press (Pedagogical Research).

Kendall, L, and W. Kendall (2016). Bank Failure Prediction and the Subprime Mortgage Crisis. (Applied Research) E-Journal of Business & Economic Issues, XI (III) available at http://www.subr.edu/index.cfm/page/125/n/159.

Presentations

Kendall, L. and Arellano, F., TVM Inc. - A Dynamic Case Managing Working Capital, (Pedagogical Research), ABE/FEA 2015 National Conference– Fort Lauderdale, September 2016.

Kendall, L. and N. Rogers, Do MLPs Provide A Superior Return? Note anymore! (Applied Research), Southwestern Finance Association Annual Conference - Oklahoma City, May 2016.

Arellano, F. and Kendall, L., Teaching TVM Techniques in Sequential Phases Using Excel, (Pedagogical Research), ABE/FEA 2015 National Conference– San Antonio, September 2015.