Mark J. Shrader


Professor of Finance

Mark joined the SBA faculty in 1987.

B.B.Ad.: University of Texas
Ph.D.: Texas Tech University 1988

Brief Biography

Mark joined the School of Business in 1987.  In 2007, he received one of the university’s initial Exemplary Faculty awards for excellence in teaching, research and university service.  He has a BBA in Finance from the University of Texas and a Ph.D in Finance from Texas Tech University.  Mark’s published research has centered on personal and corporate investment decisions as well as financial education.  Mark teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Corporate Finance.

Selected Publications

Board Changes in Response to Extremes in Performance, Journal of Financial Issues, Fall 2012, with Gerhard Barone and Kent Hickman.

On the Relevancy of Future Sunk Costs, (Mark J. Shrader) Journal of Applied Business and Economics, 2011, 12 (1) pp. 34-37

Investor and Management Commitment in Socially Responsible Mutual Funds, (Mark J. Shrader) Journal of the Academy of Finance, Fall 2008

Product Liability Options in Capital Budgeting: A Decision Tree Valuation, (Mark J. Shrader) Journal of the International Society of Business Disciplines, 2007,Vol III, Issue II pp. 1-11

Finance Conferences: Measuring Quality by Publication Record, (Mark J. Shrader) Advances in Financial Education, 2007, Vol 5 pp. 46-61