Dr. Jennifer O'Sullivan

Dr. Jennifer O'Sullivan

Assistant Professor of Finance

"I love to teach challenging courses in a way that the students can understand. By the end of the course, the student understands the importance of the subject and how the information they acquired will help them in the future."

Degrees held:

  • PhD Financial Economics – University of New Orleans, 2012
  • MBA, Concentration in Finance – University of New Orleans, 2001
  • BS Computer Information Systems – Louisiana State University, 1997

Career Highlights:

Publications:

O'Sullivan, J., A. Mamun and M. Hassan (2016). The Relationship between Board of Directors and Performance of Bank Holding Companies: Before and During the Financial Crisis. Journal of Economics and Finance Vol. 40:3.

Alzoubi, H., J. O'Sullivan and A. Alwathnani (2018). Business Cycles, Financial Cycles and Capital Structure. Annals of Finance Vol. 14:1.

In which online degree program(s) do you teach?

BSBA

Which classes do you teach online?

ECON 3035; FINC 1501; FINC 3715; FINC 4718; MGMT 4830

Why did you start teaching?

I love to teach challenging courses in a way that the students can understand. By the end of the course, the student understands the importance of the subject and how the information they acquired will help them in the future.

What's the best advice that you have ever received?

Dream big!

What's your best advice for someone who is returning to finish an undergraduate degree?

It's easy to get overwhelmed with all of life's responsibilities. Just take things one step at a time and you will get through any challenges that you face. It will be worth it in the end! Contact your professors or advisor for help when you need it!

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