Judy Swisher

Judy Swisher
Professor of Finance
PNC Endowed Chair
Office: (269) 387-5741
Location
3264 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
Education
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
B.S., Indiana University South Bend
Certification
CFA
Teaching interests
  • Personal finance
  • Retirement planning and employee benefits
Research interests
  • Effects of institutional trading on financial markets
  • Equity offerings
  • Bankruptcy
Bio

Dr. Judy Swisher, professor of finance and commercial law at Western Michigan University, teaches courses in personal finance and retirement planning and employee benefits. Her research covers a variety of topics, including the effects of institutional trading on financial markets, equity offerings and bankruptcy, and has been published in Financial Review, Journal of Real Estate Research and Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. Swisher has also presented her research at numerous conferences since beginning her career in 1997. 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.