Contact Information

Office Hours

  • Fall 2017
  • M 2:00-2:40
  • W 1:00-2:40
  • And By Appointment


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Kelly Brunarski



Profile Biography Courses

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. Ohio State University, Finance, 1992
  • M.A. Ohio State University, Finance, 1991
  • B.A. Baldwin-Wallace College, Business Administration with a concentration in Finance, 1985

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Miami University (1999–Present).
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Ohio State University (1997–1999).
  • Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati (1991–1997).
  • Research Assistant, Ohio State University (1990–1991).
  • Teaching Assistant, Ohio State University (1985–1991).
  • Budget Analyst, The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (1986–1986).

Recent Publications

  • Borokhovich, K. A., Brunarski, K. R., Harman, Y., & Skill, M. (2006). The Importance of Board Quality in the Event of a CEO Death. Financial Review.
  • Borokhovich, K. A., Brunarski, K. R., Harman, Y., & Parrino, R. (2006). Variation in the Monitoring Incentives of Outside Stockholders. Journal of Law and Economics.
  • Borokhovich, K. A., Brunarski, K. R., Harman, Y., & Kehr, J. (2005). Dividends, Corporate Monitors and Agency Costs. Financial Review.
  • Brunarski, K. R., Borokhovich, K. A., Crutchley, C., & Simkins, B. J. (2004). Board Composition and Corporate Investment in Interest Rate Derivatives. Journal of Financial Research, 27 (2), 199-216.
  • Brunarski, K. R., Kehr, J. B., & Harman, Y. S. (2004). Agency Costs and the Decision to Pay Regular or Special Dividends. The Journal of Corporate Ownership and Control, 44-60.

Areas of Expertise

  • Agency theory
  • Bank management
  • Corporate finance