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Dr. Daniel Tompkins

Dr. Daniel  Tompkins

Professor of Finance

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Office Location:
Bisgrove Hall, 1st Floor, Room 170
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: TTH 1-3pm & online W 7-9pm
Curriculum Vitae:


Dr. Tompkins joined the faculty in January 1999. He has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Akron. Dr. Tompkins completed his doctoral education in 1993 at the University of Kentucky with a major in Finance and a minor in Statistics.

Dr. Tompkins primary research and teaching interests include investments, international finance, portfolio theory, signaling and capital structure. He recently had the following papers published:

Filbeck, G., D. L. Tompkins, P. Choong, and J. Zhao, “Share Price Reactions to Advertising Announcements and Broadcast of Media Events,” Management and Decision Economics, 33(3) (Fall/Winter 2008), pp. 229-240.

Choong, P., G. Filbeck, and D. L. Tompkins, “The Economic Worth of Target Advertising: Investigating the Returns on Investment in Highly Anticipated Television Programs,” Journal of Business Research, Cambridge, 2007, Vol. 8 (2).

He is a member of the Financial Management Association, CFA Institute and Southern Finance Association. He provides leadership and community service by serving as the Board of Directors for a Credit Union, as an officer of a local professional society and is active in other civic activities. Dr. Tompkins is also the co-moderator of the Niagara University student chapter of the Financial Management Association.

Focus of Teaching

  • Finance 320 - Managerial Finance
  • Finance 350 - Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Finance 360 - Global Finance and Economics

MBA Classes

  • Finance 643 - Corporate Financial Policy II
  • Finance 644 - Investments
  • Finance 645 - International Finance