Karen Denning

Chair, Department of Economics, Finance and International Business, Silberman College of Business



  • Analytic Methods in Finance
  • Principles of Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Strategic Financial Decisions
  • Portfolio Management
  • Finance for Managers


  • Corporate finance and investments


  • PhD, University of Pittsburgh
  • MBA, University of Pittsburgh
  • MSW, University of Pittsburgh
  • AB, Cornell University

Academic Profile

Professor Denning is a member of the Financial Management Association, the Eastern Finance Association, and a past member of the Board of Directors for the EFA. She serves in a portfolio management capacity for a 501-c-3 organization and a past president of Beta Gamma Sigma.

She has presented at numerous regional, national and international conferences and has published in a variety of journals some of which include:  Journal of Business Economics and Technology, Journal of Asset Management,  Journal of Economics and Business,  Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies,, Journal of Current Issues in Finance, Business and Economics,  Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting,  International Research Journal of Finance and Economics,  Review of Financial Economics,  International Review of Economics and  Business,  Finance Research Letters,  Applied Economics Letters,  Journal of Research in Finance,  Journal of Economic and Social Research, Applied Financial Economics, Journal of Applied Business Research, Economics Letters, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Advances in Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management, International Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Econometrics,  Journal of Small Business Finance,  Journal of Multinational Financial Management  and  Research In Accounting Regulation and Accounting and Business Research.