Judy Swisher

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Judy Swisher
Professor of Finance
Office: 
(269) 387-5741
Fax: 
(269) 387-5836
Location: 
3264 Schneider Hall, Mail Stop 5420
Mailing address: 
Department of Finance and Commercial Law
Haworth College of Business
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5420 USA
Education: 
  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S., Indiana University South Bend
Certification: 
  • CFA
Teaching interests: 
  • Personal finance
  • Retirement planning
  • Employee benefits
Research interests: 
  • Effects of institutional trading on financial markets
  • Equity offerings
  • Bankruptcy
Bio: 

Dr. Judy Swisher is a professor of finance and commercial law at Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business.

She joined the WMU faculty in 2002 after positions at Florida Atlantic University and Pennsylvania State University. She served as chair of the WMU's Department of Finance and Commercial Law from 2007 to 2014.

Her research has been published in Financial Review, Journal of Real Estate Research and Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. She has presented her research at numerous conferences since beginning her career in 1997.