Jim DeMello

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Jim DeMello
Chair of Department of Finance and Commercial Law and Professor of Finance
(269) 387-5722
(269) 387-5839
3296 Schneider Hall, Mail Stop 5420
Mailing address: 
Finance and Commercial Law
Haworth College of Business
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5420 USA
  • Ph.D., Kent State University
  • MBA, Kent State University
Teaching interests: 
  • Corporate finance
  • Investments
  • Security analysis
Research interests: 
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Capital market efficiency
  • Stock selection strategies

As professor of finance and commercial law at Western Michigan University, Dr. Jim DeMello's primary teaching interests are in the areas of corporate finance, investments and security analysis. DeMello is the author of "Cases in Finance." He has presented seminars on finance for non-financial managers as well as research papers at various regional and national conferences. His primary research interests include mergers and acquisitions, capital market efficiency and stock selection strategies. His publications have appeared in Financial Analysts Journal, Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Fixed Income and Financial Practice and Education.