Connie X. Mao

Professor & Boettner Senior Research Fellow

  • Finance
Office: Alter Hall 416
Phone: 215.204.4895

Dr. Connie X. Mao is a Professor of Finance and Joseph E. Boettner Senior Research Fellow 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, innovation, and social corporate finance.

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, Management Science, The Accounting Review, Journal of Law and Economics, etc. She has been named multiple times to the Fox School Dean’s Research Honor Roll, and is a recipient of the Andrisani-Frank Undergraduate Teaching Award and the FMA Outstanding Finance Professor Award.