Dr. Ann Marie Whyte joined the Faculty in the Department of Finance at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in the Fall of 1998. She obtained her Ph.D. in Finance in 1991 from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton, Florida and has held faculty positions at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio and the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Whyte has published her research in leading finance journals including Financial Management, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Financial Research, the Journal of Financial Services Research, and the Journal of Corporate Finance. In recognition of her research accomplishments, she has twice received the Research Incentive Award (RIA) from the UCF College of Business Administration, her latest award coming in Spring 2019.

Her teaching accomplishments have also been recognized by the College of Business. The student chapter of the Financial Management Association voted her “Professor of the Year” for the 2007-2008 academic year. She received the Teaching Incentive Performance (TIP) Award from the College of Business Administration in each year in which she was eligible to apply: 2003, 2009, 2014, and 2019. She has also received the award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching from the College of Business Administration in 2009, 2013, and 2018 and the award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching from the College of Business Administration in 2016 and 2022.
Dr. Whyte is active in a variety of professional organizations and has presented several papers at national and international conferences.

Dr. Whyte is from Jamaica.

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Research and Publications

  • Foreign exchange manipulation and the equity returns of global banks

    with A. Akhigbe and A. Martin., Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, February 2015, 1-21

  • Interest rate derivatives use in banking: Market pricing implications of cash flow hedges

    with A. Akhigbe, Journal of Corporate Finance, April 2015, 31, 271-283

  • Predictable sports sentiment and local trading

    with A. Akhigbe and M. Newman, forthcoming, Financial Management