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Xiaoxin Wang Beardsley

Director of M.B.A. Programs and Hamilton Family Faculty Fellow

Xiaoxin Wang Beardsley

Rehn Hall, 128A
Office: 618-453-1422
Dept: 618-453-2459
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Xiaoxin Wang Beardsley, Director of M.B.A. Programs and Hamilton Family Faculty Fellow, joined SIU in 2003. She teaches Portfolio Theory and Management (FIN 433) and International Finance (FIN 464/BA582). Beardsley said she chose to pursue a career in higher education for several reasons, “I ...read full profile >>

Matthew Ma

Assistant Professor

Rehn Hall, 124A
Office: 618-453-1425
Dept: 618-453-2459
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Matthew Ma is an assistant professor of Finance at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. He received a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Utah. Ma’s research focuses on the investment strategies and performance of institutional investors, executive compensation and corporate disclosure. He ...read full profile >>

Tim Marlo

Clinical Associate Professor

Tim Marlo

Rehn Hall, 132A
Office: 618-453-1420
Dept: 618-453-2459
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Dr. Tim Marlo is a four degree, summa cum laude graduate of Southern Illinois University. Marlo received bachelor degrees in accounting and finance in 2001, a master in business administration degree in 2009, and a doctorate in business administration, specializing in finance, in 2016. Immediately after ...read full profile >>

Timothy Tyson Perry

Clinical Assistant Professor

Rehn Hall, 130A
Office: 618-453-1417
Dept: 618-453-2459
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Timothy Tyson (Ty) Perry was born in Missouri and grew up in Texas, Mississippi, and North Carolina. His background is heavily influenced by studies in finance, and he has a genuine passion for discovery and knowledge creation in finance. He holds a B.S. in finance from Appalachian State University, ...read full profile >>

Mark Peterson

Gordon & Sharon Teel Professor of Finance and Finance Program Coordinator

Mark Peterson

Rehn Hall, 134A
Office: 618-453-1426
Dept: 618-453-2459
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Professor Mark A. Peterson chose SIU for “its geographical location and its people,” he said. “Our students, many of whom are from the region, share the same values that my family and I have.” Peterson joined the SIU faculty in 1997. He researches investments, in ...read full profile >>

Ted Pilger

Senior Lecturer

Ted Pilger

Rehn Hall, 126
Office: 618-453-1430
Dept: 618-453-2459
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Dr. Pilger is a lecturer in the School of Analytics, Finance and Economics. He has been with the College since 1992. In 1994, he received his Ph.D. from SIU. He earned his BS from the University of Illinois, and his MBA from Western Illinois University. Dr. Pilger's research focuses on the approval ...read full profile >>

Tracy Prosser

Assistant Professor of Practice

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Rehn Hall, 130
Office: 618-453-1431
Dept: 618-453-2459
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Tyson Van Alfen

Assistant Professor

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Rehn Hall, 126A
Office: 618-453-1418
Dept: 618-453-2459
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Curriculum Vitae

Tyson Van Alfen, Ph.D. joined the College of Business and Analytics in 2019. He earned his Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Kentucky and his M.S. and B.S. in Financial Economics from Utah State University. His areas of research include financial advisors, reputation, product markets, and ...read full profile >>

Joy Zhang

Assistant Professor

Rehn Hall, 124A
Office: 618-453-1425
Dept: 618-453-2459
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