The I.U. School of Business Finance Department

Robert H. Jennings (Ph.D., University of Texas, 1981)

Robert H. Jennings - Bio

Robert H. Jennings is the Gregg T. and Judith A. Summerville Professor of Finance and Chair of the Department of Finance in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Professor Jennings received a B.S.B.A. and M.B.A. from the University of Tulsa in 1973 and 1974, respectively. He worked in the Operations Research Division of Conoco as an analyst from 1974 through 1976. Robert received his Ph.D. in Business from the University of Texas-Austin in 1981. He has been on the faculty of Indiana University since the Fall of 1980 and previously served as finance department chair from 1996-2000. He is a member of Nasdaq’s Economic Advisory Board for 2002-04. Bob also was the Visiting Economist at the New York Stock Exchange for the 2000-01 academic year and was a Visiting Associate Professor of Finance in 1992 at the University of Chicago. He currently is Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial Markets and the Journal of Financial Research. Professor Jennings’ current research interest is the structure of financial security markets. His research has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Financial Markets, the Journal of Financial Intermediation, the Journal of Financial Services Research, Financial Management, the Journal of Financial Research, the Journal of Business, the Journal of Futures Markets, the Journal of Accounting Research, and the Accounting Review. He also has had a monograph published by the Financial Analysts’ Research Foundation. Robert has worked with Susquehanna International Group, LaBranche & Co., Knight Securities, Edward Jones, Andover Securities, Market Systems, Inc., Transactions Auditing Group, the Chicago Stock Exchange, the Cincinnati Stock Exchange, the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, and the New York Stock Exchange on best execution issues.

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