Dr. Ann Marie Whyte joined the Faculty in the Department of Finance at the University of Central Florida 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 more than twenty articles in prestigious journals such as Financial Management, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Financial Research, the Journal of Financial Services Research, and the Financial Review. In recognition of her research accomplishments, she received the Research Incentive Award (RIA) from the UCF College of Business in 2007. She received the Carl H. Galloway Performance Incentive Award for Exemplary Research in the Department of Finance in 2001 and 2002 and was also recipient of the Carl H. Galloway Performance Incentive Award for Exemplary research in the College of Business in 2001.

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 at the college level for her outstanding teaching in 2003, 2009, and 2014. She also received the Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award from the College of Business Administration in 2009 and 2013.

Dr. Whyte is active in a variety of professional organizations and has presented several papers at national and international conferences. She has reviewed various textbooks and served as the Book Review Editor for the International Review of Economics and Finance from 1997-1998. In addition, she teaches a variety of courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels including Corporate Finance and Financial Markets. Dr. Whyte is from Jamaica.

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Research and Publications

  • Dodd-Frank and risk in the financial services industry

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

  • SEOs and internal capital market efficiency

    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