Brian Walkup PhD

Associate Professor of Finance and H. Michael Krimbill Finance Fellow Collins College of Business
School of Finance, Operations Management and International Business
Curriculum Vitae [PDF]


Brian Walkup is the H. Michael Krimbill Finance Fellow and an Associate Professor of Finance at The University of Tulsa. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida, his MBA from the Crummer Graduate School at Rollins College, and his BS in Mathematics from Trevecca Nazarene University . His research has been published in a number of highly-respected academic journals including Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Sport Management, and Financial Review. His research interests include empirical corporate finance, after-hours trading, and the intersection between sports and finance. Brian was the recipient of the 2012-2013 Helmerich Graduate Faculty Excellence Award and has been nominated on multiple occasions for the Mayo Teaching Excellence Award.

Ph.D., University of Florida
M.B.A., Rollins College
B.S., Trevecca Nazarene University

After-hours Trading
Payout Policy
Connections between Finance and Sports
Empirical Corporate Finance
Market Microstructure
Behavioral Finance
Mutual Funds
Exchange-Traded Funds

Corporate Finance
Various courses in the MSF and MBA programs
Business Finance
Futures and Options
Managerial Finance
International Finance

The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.

Journal Articles

Bick, Patty et al. “Does Distance Matter in Mergers and Acquisitions?” Journal of Financial Research 40.1 (2017): 33–54. Print.

Walkup, Brian. “The Impact of Uncertainty on Payout Policy.” Managerial Finance 42.11 (2016): 1054–1072. Print.

Crook, Matthew, and Brian Walkup. “Rankings and Trends in Finance Publishing: An Iterative Approach.” Journal of Financial Research 39.3 (2016): 291–322. Print.

Bouchet, Frank, Michael Troilo, and Brian Walkup. “Dynamic Pricing Usage in Sports for Revenue Management.” Managerial Finance 42.9 (2016): 913–921. Print.

Walkup, Brian. “A Graphical Approach to Teaching the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) in Introductory Finance Courses.” Journal of Economics and Finance Education 16.2 (2016): 17–24. Print.

Bouchet, Frank et al. “The Impact of International Football Matches on Primary Sponsors and Shareholder Wealth.” Journal of Sport Management 29.2 (2015): 200–210. Print.

Haggard, Stephen, Brian Walkup, and Yaoyi Xi. “Short-Term Performance of U.S.-Bound Chinese IPOs.” The Financial Review 50.1 (2015): 121–141. Print.

Bick, Patty et al. “Proximity to Urban Centers in Mergers and Acquisitons.” Ed. Don Johnson. Managerial Finance 43.11 (2018): 1292–1308. Print.

Troilo, Michael et al. “Legal Systems and the Financing of Working Capital.” International Review of Economics and Finance (2018): n. pag. Print.

Bouchet, Frank et al. “Preempting the Competition: How Do Shareholders View Sponsorships in the Sport Apparel Industry?” Journal of Sport Management 31.3 (2018): 275–287. Print.


Chabowski, Brian et al. “Sponsorships, Culture, and Shareholder Wealth: Evidence from International Sponsorships.” Winter Marketing Academic Conference, The American Marketing Association (2017): n. pag. Print.

Written Case with Instructional Materials

Walkup, Brian, Frank Bouchet, and Kaelynn Lemke. Corporate Ownership Model: Should Borussia Dortmund Take on an Equity Partner? Vol. 16. Journal of Business Cases and Applications, 2016. Print.

Crook, Matthew, Mark Griffiths, and Brian Walkup. The Case of the Unidentified Energy Companies. Journal of Finance Case Research, 2018. Print.

Financial Education Association
Southern Finance Association
Financial Management Association
Eastern Finance Association

FIN 7003 Financial Management
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FIN 7013 Long-Term Financial Decisions
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FIN 7983 Master's Thesis
MBA 7013 Financial Management
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MBA 7116 Multi-Disciplinary Business Applications
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