James Lockwood | Faculty | Finance | College of Business | SIU

Southern Illinois University



James (Jimmy) Lockwood

Clinical Assistant Professor of Finance

Rehn Hall, 124A
Office: 618-453-1425
Dept: 618-453-2459
Fax: 618-453-5626
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Lockwood earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and minor in Statistics from the University of South Carolina. He joined the Saluki family in the fall of 2019. He and his family enjoy living in Southern Illinois, and he believes SIU – Carbondale is a special place to teach and study with friendly, passionate, inquisitive and adventuresome students and teachers.

Lockwood always had a passion for teaching and says he can’t imagine a more rewarding career choice. Students regularly describe him as cheerful, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and caring. Courses he has taught include Investments, Fundamentals of Finance, Debt Securities, Corporate Finance, Advanced Corporate Finance, Management of Financial Institutions and Portfolio Theory and Management at the undergraduate level. In addition, he has taught Debt Security Analysis and the second half of Quantitative Methods at the MSc level. He has also taught Financial Markets and Investments, and Management of Financial Institutions and Portfolio Theory and Management at the MBA level.

Lockwood’s research interest is in the general area of investments, with particular interests in the institutional procedures of trading and market microstructure that includes the timing and processing of information and its impact on security prices. He has been published in the Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Research, and Global Finance Journal. His 2016 publication in the JFR was selected as “one of three Outstanding Articles in the Journal of Financial Research.”

He has presented his research at Southern Illinois University, University of Nevada - Reno, Colorado State University, University of Memphis, Texas Christian University, University of Texas - Arlington, University of South Carolina, Financial Management Association (FMA) meetings, Southern Finance Association (SFA) meetings and Academy of Financial Services (AFS) meetings. Beyond presenting His work, Lockwood has served on program committees (FMA, SFA, SWFA) and served on best paper selection committees (AFS and SWFA).

In addition to service at professional meetings, Lockwood has served as a referee for the Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, and Managerial Finance. He was awarded the “Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing by the Journal of Corporate Finance in 2017.” During 2019, he reviewed over 25 articles for academic conferences and various journals.

In his spare time, Lockwood enjoys living in Southern Illinois with his wife and five-year-old son. He enjoy the outdoors, attending SIU events and playing the cello, piano and bass guitar.