Vita

Del Hawley, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean
Associate Professor of Finance

Department of Finance
School of Business Administration
The University of Mississippi
University, MS 38677

dhawley@bus.olemiss.edu

Professional Interests 

Research Interests

Corporate Finance, Valuation, Fixed Income Securities

Teaching Interests

Corporate Finance, Business Planning

 

Academic Background 

Ph.D.  Michigan State University,  East
Lansing, Michigan,  Finance,  1987

M.B.A.  Michigan State University,  East Lansing, Michigan,  Finance,  1982

B.S.  Michigan State University,  East Lansing, Michigan,  Psychology,  1976

 

Work Experience

Academic Experience 

Senior Associate Dean, University of Mississippi (2001 – Now).
Chief Financial, Operating, and Information Office for the School of
Business Administration.

Associate Dean for Administration and MBA Program Director,
University of Mississippi (1998 – 2001).

Associate Professor of Finance, University of Mississippi (1993 –
Now).

Associate Dean and MBA Program Director, University of Mississippi
(1993 – 1998).

Acting Associate Dean and MBA Program Director, University of
Mississippi (1992 – 1993).

Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Mississippi (1986 –
1993).

Instructor/Coordinator, Michigan State University (1983 – 1986).
Coordinated 10-12 sections of Principles of Finance. Supervised 6-10
graduate teaching assistants who taught the classes, standardized curriculum
and testing, and assessed and improved the effectiveness of the course.

Graduate Instructor, Michigan State University (1982 – 1983).
Taught two sections of Principles of Finance.

Non-Academic Experience 

Department Manager, Jacobson’s Depart Stores (1978 – 1983).
Managed the Menswear division with 40+ employees and $5+ million in annual
sales volume. .

Store Manager, Webster Menswear (1978 – 1979).   Managed
chain menswear store with 15 employees and $2 million annual sales. Responsible
for all aspects of this retail operation.

 

Research/Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Articles 

Schafer, S. E., Ammeter, A. P., Hawley, D. D. , & Garner, B.
L. (in press, 2011).  The Impact Of A Collegiate Course In Bargaining And
Negotiation On Students’ Perceptions of Their Own And Others’ Attitudes and
Behaviors: An Exploratory Study.   American Journal of
Business Education, 4 (4)
.

Aiken, M., Hawley, D., & Vanjani, M. (in press, 2009).  An
Analysis of Student Evaluation of College Teachers.   Southwestern
Business Administration Journal
.

Novicevic, M., Buckley, M., Hawley, D., & Garner, B. (in
press, 2007).  Universities Getting Virtual: How to Avoid the Optimizer’s
Curse.   International Journal of Management Education.
Maniam, B. & Hawley, D. (2001).  Application of
Artificial Neural Systems as an Event Study Methodology: An Empirical
Investigatiton.   Academy of Information and Management
Sciences Journal, 3 (1)
, 20-32.

Hawley, D. & Ayadi, F. O. (1997).  The Valuation of
Exchangeable Securities: A Pedagogic Approach.   Journal of
Business and Management
.

Aiken, M., Hawley, D., & Seydel, J. (1995).  Competitive
Intelligence through Group Decision Support Systems,.   Competitive
Intelligence Review, 6 (2)
, 62-66.

Aiken, M. & Hawley, D. (1995).  Designing an Electronic
Classroom for Large College Courses, .   Technological
Horizons in Education Journal, 23 (2)
, 76-77.

Aiken, M., Hawley, D., Min, Z., & Sloan, H. (1994).  How
to Improve Bank Meetings,.   Journal of Retail Banking, 16
(4)
, 21-25.

Aiken, M., Hawley, D., & Zhang, W. (1994).  Increasing
Meeting Efficiency with a GDSS,.   Industrial Management and
Data Systems, 94 (8)
, 13-16.

Hawley, D. & Walker, M. M. (1993).  Speculative Grade
Bonds, Agency Ratings, and the Investment Decision Process: A Survey of
Institutional Money Managers.   Financial Practice and
Education
.

Hawley, D. & Walker, M. M. (1992).  An Empirical Test of
Investment Restrictions in the High Yield Debt Market.   The
Financial Review
.

Hawley, D. (1991).  Modern Financial Theory and Business
Ethics Education in the Finance Curriculum: An Abdication of
Responsibility.   Journal of Business Ethics, 10,
711-721.

Hawley, D., Johnson, J. D., & Raina, D. (1990).
Artificial Neural Systems: A New Tool for Financial
Management.   Financial Analysts Journal.

Hawley, D. & Malone, R. P. (1989).  The Relative
Performance of Duration in the Capital Budgeting Decision
Environment.   Engineering Economists.

Hawley, D. & Johnson, L. J. (1988).  An Efficient
Algorithm for Calculating Yields and Durations.   Journal of
Applied Business Research
, 45-51.

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

Maniam, B. & Hawley, D. (2000, October). Application of Artificial Neural
Systems as an Event Study Methodology: An Empirical Investigation.

Allied Academics Spring 2000, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Maniam, B., Hawley, D., & Johnson, J. D. (1993, October). The Development of an Artificial
Neural System for Event Study Applications.
Financial Management
Association Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dorsey, R. E., Hawley, D., & Johnson, J. D. (1991). The Development of an Unrestricted
Returns Generating Model for Common Stocks Using an Artificial Neural Network.

ORSA/TIMS, Unknown, Unknown.

Hawley, D. & Malone, R. P. (1987). Duration Measures and the Capital Budgeting Decision
Making Process.
Financial Management Association Meeting, Unknown,
Unknown.

Jain, S., Hawley, D., & Walker, M. M. (1997, November). An Empirical Test of Investment
Restrictions, Bond Rating Changes and Efficiency in the High Yield Deby Market.

Southern Finance Association Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland.

Chatterjee, A., Maniam, B., & Hawley, D. (1991). German Reunification’s Effect on the
American Stock Market.
Midwest Financial Association, Unknown,
Unknown.

Hawley, D. (1991). Market
Anomalies Revisted.
Eastern Finance Association Meeting, Unknown,
Unknown.

Hawley, D. & Walker, M. M. (1991). An Empirical Test of Investment Restrictions and
Efficiency in the High Yield Debt Market.
Midwest Finance
Association. Meeting, Unknown, Unknown.

Research Honors and Awards 

2000:  Allied Academics Distinguished Researcher Award; For a
paper with Bala Maniam, “Application of Artificial Neural Systems as an Event
Study Methodology: An Empirical Investigatiton,’ Allied Academics Association.

 

Service

Chair:

1997-1998:  Dissertation: Sanjay Jain. “An Empirical Test of
Investment Restrictions, Market Structure Changes, : Sanjay Jain. “An Empirical
Test of Investment Restrictions, Market Structure Changes, NRSRO Hypothesis,
and Efficiency in the High Yield Debt Market,’ (1997 – Ph.D. Finance) Committee
chair

1995-1996:  Dissertation: Rebecca Su Hee Cho. “The Comparison
of Corporate Policy Choices Between the U.S. and J: Rebecca Su Hee Cho. “The
Comparison of Corporate Policy Choices Between the U.S. and Japanese Firms
under the Agency Framework,’ (1995 – Ph.D. Finance) Committee chair

1992-1993:  Dissertation: Bala Maniam. : Bala Maniam.
“The Development and Testing of an Artificial Neural System for Event
Study Applications,” (1992 – Ph.D. Finance) Committee chair

1991-1992:  Dissertation: Olesegun Ayadi. : Olesegun Ayadi.
“Stock Market Volatility, Fads, and Bubbles in the Nigerian Stock
Market,” (1991 – Ph.D. Finance) Committee chair

Member:

1990-1991:  Dissertation: Kwokfai Matthew Wong. : Kwokfai
Matthew Wong. “Stock Returns, Monetary Aggregates, and the Real Sector: A
VAR Analysis Across Leading OECD Nations,” (1990 – Ph.D. Finance)

1990-1991:  Dissertation: Chiming Wu. : Chiming Wu.
“Stock Volatility, Macroeconomic Series, and Firm Characteristics: A VAR
Analysis Across Stock Portfolios,’ (1991 – Ph.D. Finance)

1989-1990:  Dissertation: Cyrill Pat Obi, Jr. : Cyrill Pat
Obi, Jr. “OPEC Meetings and Capital Market Relations: Empirical Tests and
Essays on Oil Price Volatility and Returns Behavior in the Commodity Market for
Crude,” (1989 – Ph.D. Finance)

College Assignments

Chair:

2010-2011:  Information Technology Coordinator Search

2007-2008 – 2011-2012:  IT Committee

2006-2007:  IT Manager Search

2004-2005:  IT Committee

1993-1994 – 1996-1997:  MBA Program Revision Committe

Director:

1992-1993 – 2000-2001:  MBA Program Director

Member:

2010-2011 – 2011-2012:  Reaffirmation of Accreditation
Planning Committee

2009-2010:  AACSB Planning Committee

2009-2010 – 2011-2012:  Strategic Planning Committee

2009-2010 – 2011-2012:  Assurance of Learning Committee

2008-2009:  Asst/Assoc Professor of Finance Search

2008-2009:  Scholarships

2008-2009:  Assurance of Learning

2008-2009:  Accreditation Planning

2007-2008 – 2011-2012:  Executive Committee

2006-2007:  Clinical Asst Prof of Finance Search

2005-2006:  MIS Search Committee

2005-2006:  Clinical Finance Search Committee

2005-2006:  Dissertation Committee Member: David Williams;
PhD in MIS. Expected completion Spring 2006.

2004-2005:  Executive Committee

2004-2005:  Dissertation: Bart L. Garner. “Improving Document
Classification Using Minimum Clique Partition of a: Bart L. Garner. “Improving
Document Classification Using Minimum Clique Partition of a Semantic Network
and Fast Heuristic Methods,’ (2004 – Ph.D. MIS) Outside Committee Member

2004-2005 – 2008-2009:  MBA Committee

2000-2001:  MSSM Program Graduate Coordinators Committee

1986-1987 – 2004-2005:  MBA Committee

Other Institutional Service Activities:

2005-2006:  Coordinated the implementation of the Sedona
system.: This project involved several staff and involved many months of work.

2005-2006:  Wrote the Annual Report to the Hearin Foundation:
This report covers all aspects of the School’s operations as they relate to the
use of Hearin Grant funds.

2005-2006:  Professional MBA Program Development: Assisted
with the design and development of the Professional MBA Program (PMBA).

2005-2006:  Senior Associate Dean: Serve as the CFO, COO, and
CIO of the School of Business Administration.

University Assignments

Chair:

2008-2009:  SACS Reaccreditiation Committee – Team Chair for
Faculty Credentials: Headed a team that ensured compliance with SACS
requirements for the documentation of credentials for all University faculty
and wrote that part of the SACS report.

Coordinator:

1996-1997 – 1998-1999:  Business/Accountancy Building
Construction Coordinator

Member:

2010-2011 – 2011-2012:  Faculty Activity Report Review Task
Force

2005-2006:  Task Force for Facilities and Resources

2002-2003 – 2006-2007:  Instructional Technology Committee

1992-1993 – 1998-1999:  Business/Accountancy Building
Planning Committe

Service to the Profession 

Other Professional Service Activities

2007 – 2009:  BusinessWeek Resource Center Reviewer, The
BusinessWeek Instructors Resource Center is an online website that provides
information and tools to assist business professors in including BusinessWeek
articles in their classes. Reviewers are assigned to each major business
discipline. I am assigned to the finance. Each week, I select one article that is
relevant to finance and write an abstract, several discussion questions, and a
short quiz for instructors to use in their finance classes. (International).

 

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