Connie X. Mao

Associate Professor

  • Finance
Office: Alter Hall 416
Phone: 215.204.4895
Email: cmao@temple.edu

Dr. Connie X. Mao is an Associate Professor of Finance at Temple University Fox School of Business. She holds a doctorate in Finance from The Johnson School of Management at Cornell University (Ithaca, NY), and a doctorate in Biomedical Science from Cornell University Medical School (New York, NY). Her research expertise is corporate finance. Her primary research interest is in the areas of debt contracting, agency conflicts, and corporate innovation.

Specifically, Dr. Mao’s research examines the effect of agency conflicts on the financing decisions of firms and debt contracting, and how the resolution of these conflicts influences firm performance, corporate innovation, and the efficiency of security markets. She has published papers in Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, The Accounting Review, Journal of Corporate Finance, etc. She has been named to the Fox School Dean’s Research Honor Roll, a receipt the Andrisani-Frank Undergraduate Teaching Award and the FMA Outstanding Finance Professor Award.