Kevin Lee


(813) 257-3336



401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

Building Location

JS 360

Meet Kevin Lee

Assistant Professor, Finance

Education: 2003 University of Hawaii, B.A.
2005 University of Hawaii, MBA
2012 University of Arkansas, Ph.D.

Courses Taught: Corporate Finance
Finance Theory
Financial Management
Financial Statement Analysis
International Business
International Finance
Managerial Economics
Personal Finance
Risk Management
Real Estate Finance
Statistical Analysis

Career Specialties: Kevin Lee's area of interest is in corporate finance, both domestic and international, and in banking.

Professional and Community Activities: Lee's research areas are as follows:
Corporate finance – Internal and External Mechanisms of Governance
International finance – M andA’s, Cultural Determinants, Institutional Change
Banking – Opacity and Capital Structure

Below is a select list of recent publications:

“The Institutional Impact on the Outreach and Profitability of Microfinance Organizations”, (with Kathy Fogel and William McCumber), 2011 Chapter 10 in Audretsch, D., Falck, O., and Heblich, S., (eds.) Handbook of Research on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, pp. 119-131, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing

“A Value-at-Risk Approach to Commercial Real Estate Portfolio Stress Testing at US Commercial Banks” (with John Hall, David Kern, Tom King, and Timothy Yeager) 2011 – Journal of Risk Management in Financial Institutions 5, pp. 60-75

“The Effects of Investor Bias and Gender on Portfolio Performance and Risk” (with Scott Miller, Nicole F. Velasquez, and Christi Wann) 2013 – The International Journal of Business and Finance Research 7, pp. 1-16

“Foreign Direct Investors as Change Agents: The Swedish Firm Experience” (with Kathy Fogel, Wayne Lee, and Johanna Palmberg) 2013 – Corporate Governance: An International Review 21, pp. 516-534

“The Effects of Bank Capital Constraints on Post-Acquisition Performance” (with Chris Brune and Scott Miller) 2015 – Journal of Economics and Finance 39, pp. 75-99

“The Effect of Opacity on Market Discipline during the lead up to the Financial Crisis" (with Scott Miller and Timothy Yeager) 2015 – Banking and Finance Review 7. pp. 87-111

“The Differential Institutional Impact of Ownership Decisions by Emerging Market and Advanced Market MNCs” (with Rushiun Liou and Scott Miller) Forthcoming – Cross Cultural & Strategic Management

Honors and Awards: Richard and Tamara Greene Doctoral Fellowship 2006-2011

Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching Award 2010

R.E.C.K.E.D. Award for Excellence, Creativity, application of Knowledge, and Engagement in Diversity 2016