Kathleen A Farrell
Senior Associate Dean of the UNL College of Business Administration
State Farm Professor of Finance
Joined the college in
- Corporate Finance
- Executive Compensation
Ph.D. 1994 (University of Georgia)
BBA 1986 (Kent State University)
Corporate Governance, Executive Turnover, Executive Compensation
Advanced Finance (461/861)
Bank Management (465/865)
Managerial Finance (GRBA 811)
Honors Introduction to Finance (361H),
Ph.D. Seminar in Corporate Finance
Journal of Business, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Corporate Finance, National Tax Journal, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Research, Advances in Financial Economics, Financial Practice and Education
“How Does Director Compensation Change?” (with Geoffrey Friesen and Philip Hersch), forthcoming in Journal of Corporate Finance.
“Ex-Dividend Day Price and Volume: The Case of 2003 Dividend Tax Cut,” (with Yi Zhang and Todd Brown), in National Tax Journal, 2008, 61 (1).
“Changes in CEO Compensation Structure and the Impact on Firm Performance Following CEO Turnover,” (with David W. Blackwell and Donna Dudney) in Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 2007, 29 (3), p315-338.
“Performance Measurement & Matching: The Market for Football Coaches,” (with Todd Brown and Thomas S. Zorn) in Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics, 2007, 46 (1), p21-35.
“Additions to Corporate Boards: The Effect of Gender” (with Philip L. Hersch) in Journal of Corporate Finance, 2005, 11 (1-2), pp. 85-106.
“The Impact of Firm Performance Expectations on the CEO Turnover and Replacement Decisions,” (with David A. Whidbee) in Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2003, 36, pp. 165-196.
“The Match Between CEO and Firm,” (with Sam A. Allgood) in Journal of Business, 2003, 76(2), pp. 317-341.
“Monitoring by the Financial Press and Forced CEO Turnover,” (with David A. Whidbee), in Journal of Banking and Finance, 2002, 26, pp. 2249-2276.
“The Impact of Forced CEO Turnover on Committee Structure,” (with David A. Whidbee), in Journal of Managerial Issues, 2002, 14(1), pp. 49-67. “Executive Compensation and Executive Contributions to Corporate PACs,” (with Philip Hersch and Jeffry Netter), in Advances in Financial Economics, 2001, 6, pp. 39-56.
“The Consequences of Forced CEO Succession on Directors,” (with David A. Whidbee), in Journal of Business, 2000, 73(4), pp. 597-627.
“The Effect of CEO Tenure on the Relation Between Firm Performance and Turnover,” (with Sam Allgood), in Journal of Financial Research, 2000, 23(3), pp. 373-390.
“Celebrity Performances and Endorsement Value: The Case of Tiger Woods,” (with Gordon V. Karels and Christine A. McClatchey) in Managerial Finance, 2000, 26(7) pp. 1-15.
“The Effect of Executive Compensation Policy on Long-Term Investment Expenditures of Large Corporations,” (with David W. Blackwell and Andreas Wunsch), in Advances in Financial Economics, 1997, 3, pp. 61-80.
“Performance in Principles of Finance Courses by Students with Different Specializations,” (with Swapan Sen, Patrick Joyce, and Jody Toutant), in Financial Practice and Education, 1997, 7(2), pp. 66-73.
“The Value of Olympic Sponsorship: Who is Capturing the Gold?” (with W. Scott Frame), in Journal of Market-Focused Management, 1997, 2(2), pp. 171-182.
University Distinguished Teaching Award, 2001-2002
CBA Distinguished Teaching Award, 2001-2002 and 1995-1996
UNL Parents Association “Recognition Award for Contributions to Students”, 2007-2008, 2005-2006, 2002-2003, 2001-2002, 1998-1999, 1997-1998, 1994-1995