Dr. Steven R. Cox

Professor of Finance

Indiana University Kokomo

 

Contact Information

 

2300 South Washington Street                                        scox@iuk.edu

P.O. Box 9003                                                                http://www.iuk.edu/~bussrc/

Kokomo, IN 46904-9003                                               765-455-9314 (work) 

                                                                                       317-696-0571 (mobile)

 

Education and Certification

 

PhD        Finance            (1993)  University of Florida - Gainesville, Florida

 

MBA      Accounting      (1984)  University of Northern Iowa - Cedar Falls, Iowa         

 

BBA       Economics       (1982)  University of Iowa - Iowa City, Iowa

  

CPA - Certified Public Accountant (1984) 

 

CMA - Certified Management Accountant (1984)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2005 - present Professor of Finance, Indiana University Kokomo - Kokomo, Indiana

         Courses:

§  Financial Management

§  Introduction to Microeconomics

§  Advanced Financial Management (MBA)

§  Introduction to Macroeconomics

§  Investments

§  Introduction to Financial Accounting

§  Financial Decision Making

§  Introduction to Managerial Accounting

§  International Finance

§  The Computer in Business

§  Advanced Managerial Accounting (MBA)

§  Honors Colloquium

§  Advanced Financial Accounting

§  Introduction to Business

§  The Accounting Function (MBA)

§  Freshman Learning Community

 

1999 - 2005     Associate Professor of Finance, Indiana University Kokomo - Kokomo, Indiana

 

1992 - 1998     Assistant Professor of Finance, Indiana University Kokomo - Kokomo, Indiana

 

1987 - 1992     Instructor in Finance, University of Florida - Gainesville, Florida

         Courses:

§  Equity and Capital Markets

§  Financial Management

 

1985 – 1987    Instructor in Management, University of Northern Iowa - Cedar Falls, Iowa

         Courses:

§  Corporate Finance

§  Quantitative Methods for Business

 

1984 - 1985     Senior Accountant, R.W. Cox and Company - Charles City, Iowa

 

1984                                Staff Accountant, Ernst & Whinney - Des Moines, Iowa

 

RESEARCH

 

Refereed Publications

A Case for Teaching Business Ethics in a Cost-Benefits Framework: Are Business Students More Discriminating in Their Decision Making? (with Dr. Dianne Roden and Dr. Kathy Parkison) - Forthcoming in the Mountain Plains Journal of Business and Economics.

Demutualization: Determinants and Consequences of the Mutual Holding Company Choice, (with Dr. Kenneth Carow and Dr. Dianne Roden) – Published in the Journal of Banking and Finance, Volume 33, 2009: 1454-1463.

The Role of Insider Influence in Mutual-to Stock Conversions (with Dr. Ken Carow and Dr. Dianne Roden) Published in the Journal of Money Credit and Banking, Volume 39, No. 6, September 2007.

Have the Big Accounting Firms Lost their Audit Quality Advantage? Evidence from the Returns-Earnings Relation (with Dr. Brian Lee and Dr. Dianne Roden) – Published in the Journal of Forensic Accounting, Volume 8, 2007: 271 – 286.

Mutual Holding Companies:  Evidence of Conflicts of Interest through Disparate Dividends (with Dr. Ken Carow and Dr. Dianne Roden) - Published in the Journal of Banking and Finance, Volume 28, Issue 2, February 2004, 277 – 298.

The Impact of Insider Motivation on Dual-Class Recapitalizations (with Dr. Dianne Roden and Dr. Ken Carow) - Published in the Journal of Business Disciplines, Volume V, 2004, 63 -77.

 

The Source and Value of Voting Rights and Related Dividend Promises (with Dr. Dianne Roden) - Published in the Journal of Corporate Finance. Volume 8, 2002, 337 - 351.

 

The Impact of Mutual Holding Companies on Thrift Demutualizations: Implications for the Insurance Industry (with Dr. Dianne Roden) - Published in the Journal of the Indiana Academy of Social Sciences. Volume IV, 2000, 124 - 132.

The Effects of Multiple Accountability Pressures on Tax Return Preparation Decisions (with Dr. Robin Radtke) - Published in the Journal of Advances in Taxation. Volume 12,  2000, 23 - 50.

Using Cross-Listed Courses to Provide Students Leadership and Team Player Experience (with Dr. Dianne Roden) - Published in the Business Education Forum.  Volume 53, Number 4, April 1999, 43 - 45.

Initial Public Offerings by Mutual Thrifts: The Regulatory Impact (with Dr. Dianne Roden) - Published in the Journal of Economics and Finance.  Volume 23, 1999, 113 - 122.

Are Business and Economics Students Taught to be Noncooperative? (with Mr. Hal Bond)  Published in the Journal of Education for Business. Volume 74, Number 2,  November/December 1998, 69 - 74.

Innovations in Teaching Cross-Listed Courses: Transforming a Classroom Challenge Into a Learning Opportunity (with Dr. Dianne Roden) - Published in the Journal of the Indiana Academy of Social Sciences. Volume I, 1997, 41 - 47.

Non-Refereed Publications

Can You Earn Stock Market Profits Based on Business News? - Published in the North Central Indiana Business Magazine, p. 10 September/October 1996.

Can Franchising Cure Your Entrepreneurial Desires? - Published in the North Central Indiana Business Magazine, p.12, September/October 1995.

Helping Small Businesses Meet Their Lending Needs - Published in the Kokomo Business Quarterly, p.10, Fall 1994.

Author of Lending Sense, a quarterly newsletter published by Accounting Firms Associated and distributed by member CPA firms to their banking clients. 1991 - 1993.

External Presentations and Proceedings

Team Based Critical Analysis:  A New Look at Evidence Based Argument, (with Linda Ficht). Presented at the Academy of Legal Studies in Business in Denver, Colorado (August 2009).

 

Demutualization: Determinants and Consequences of the Mutual Holding Company Choice, (with Dr. Dianne Roden and Dr. Kenneth Carow).  Presented at the Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas (March 2008).
 

Have the Big Accounting Firms Lost Their Audit Quality Advantage?  Evidence from the Returns-Earnings Relation, (with Dr. Brian Lee and Dr. Dianne Roden) - Presented at the Canadian Academic Accounting Association’s Annual Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia (May 2004)

 

Have the Big Accounting Firms Lost Their Audit Quality Advantage?  Evidence from the Returns-Earnings Relation, (with Dr. Brian Lee and Dr. Dianne Roden) - Presented at the Southeast Region Meeting of the American Accounting Association in Lexington, Kentucky (April 2004) (Published in the Refereed Proceedings)

 

The Impact of Organizational Structure on Executive Compensation, (with Dr. Dianne Roden) - Presented at the Academy of Business Disciplines Annual Meeting in Fort Myers, Florida.  (November 2003)  (Published in the Refereed Proceedings)

 

Evidence of Managerial Opportunism during Mutual-to-Stock Conversion, (with Dr. Ken Carow and Dr. Dianne Roden) - Presented at the Financial Management Association Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado (October 2003)

 

Evidence of Managerial Opportunism during Mutual-to-Stock Conversion, (with Dr. Ken Carow and Dr. Dianne Roden) - Presented at the Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri  (March 2003) (awarded Outstanding Paper in Financial Intermediation).

 

Mutual Holding Companies: Evidence of Conflicts of Interest through Disparate Dividends, (with Dr. Ken Carow and Dr. Dianne Roden) - Presented at the Australasian Finance and Banking Conference in Sydney, Australia (December 2002).


The Effect of Insider Motivation on Long-Run Performance of Dual-Class Recapitalizations,
(with Dr. Ken Carow and Dr. Dianne Roden) - Presented at the Academy of Business Disciplines annual meeting in Fort Myers, Florida  (November 2002)  (Published in the Academy of Business Disciplines Proceedings).

 

"The Impact of Insider Motivation of Market Reactions to Dual-Class Recapitalizations" (with Dr. Ken Carow and Dr. Dianne Roden) - Presented at the Academy of Business Disciplines annual meeting in Fort Meyers, Florida  (November 2001)  (Published in the Academy of Business Disciplines Proceedings).

 

"The Impact of Mutual Holding Companies on Thrift Demutualizations: Implications for the Insurance Industry" (with Dr. Dianne Roden) - Presented at the Indiana Academy of Social Sciences annual meeting in Evansville, Indiana  (October 2000).

"The Sources of Value of Dividends and Voting Power" (with Dr. Dianne Roden) - Presented at the Indiana Academy of Social Sciences annual meeting in Manchester, Indiana  (October 1999). 

"Initial Public Offerings by Mutual Thrifts: The Regulatory Impact" (with Dr. Dianne Roden) - Presented at the Indiana Academy of Social Sciences annual meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana  (October 1998).

"Free Riding Behavior and the Choice of Academic Major: Are Business and Economics Majors Motivated by Self Interest?" (with Mr. Hal Bond) - Presented at the International Atlantic Economic Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  (Fall 1997).

"Innovations in Teaching Cross-Listed Courses: Transforming a Classroom Challenge into a Learning Opportunity" (with Dr. Dianne Roden) - Presented at the Indiana Academy of Social Sciences annual meeting in New Albany, Indiana  (Fall 1997).

"Free Riding Behavior and the Choice of Academic Major," (with Hal Bond) - Presented at the Indiana University Undergraduate Research Conference at IUPUI in Indianapolis, Indiana  (October 1996).

Internal Presentations and Proceedings

“Is Sarbanes-Oxley the Cure for Corporate America?” - Presented at the SIFE sponsored Business Ethics Workshop at Indiana University Kokomo in Kokomo, Indiana (April 2004).

“Investing and the Stock Market” – A half-day workshop that included a stock market simulation that I developed – presented at Indiana University Kokomo in Kokomo, Indiana for Destination: Education IUK  (Summer 1999). 

"Using Computers in the Classroom" - Presented at the Indiana University Kokomo Spring Faculty Convocation - presented at Indiana University Kokomo in Kokomo, Indiana (Spring 1997).

"Free Riding Behavior and the Choice of Academic Major," (with Hal Bond)Presented at the Undergraduate Research Summer Institute (URSI) Poster Session at Indiana University Kokomo in Kokomo, Indiana (November 1996).

AWARDS

Indiana University Graduate Faculty  (Full-Status) (2004)

Outstanding Paper in Financial Intermediation at the Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri (March 2003) - Financial award sponsored by Wharton Research Data Services.

Selected to the Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching (FACET), (2002).

Amicus Teaching Award for Resident Faculty, Indiana University Kokomo (2000).

Outstanding Scholarship Award, University of Northern Iowa (1985).


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Institute of Certified Management Accountants 
  • Indiana CPA Society 
  • FACET
  • Indiana University Graduate Faculty

CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES

Negotiating Skills for Finance Professionals: Get What You Want When You Want It (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 8/11/08
 

International Versus U.S. Accounting: What in the World is the Difference? (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 8/13/08


Technology for CPAs: Don't Get Left Behind
(8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 9/25/08
 

MBA in a Day! (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 9/30/08
 

Leadership Secrets of Football's Master Coaches (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 10/21/08

Corporate Financial Management: The Controller of the 21st Century  (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 9/14/07

Real World Business Ethics: How Will You React? (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 9/21/07

Identify, Analyze and Improve Employee Performance (4 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/16/07

Business Ethics (4 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/16/07

Social Security Benefits: Advising Clients (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 12/06/07

Get a Grip! Overcoming Stress and Thriving in the Workplace (4 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 12/13/07

It’s a Y World: How to Manage & Motivate the Millennial Generation  (4 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 12/13/07

Effective Communications for Financial Managers: Making your Message Loud and Clear  (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 10/24/06

Pricing for Profitability: Strategies That Create a Competitive Advantage (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/9/06

PowerPoint: Create Effective Business Presentations (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/28/06

Social Security and Other Retirement Benefits: What Every Baby Boomer Needs to Know Now (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 12/12/06

Data Mining - Concepts, Procedures, Tools, and Skills (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 12/18/06

Activity-Based Accounting for Small Businesses (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/18/05

Financial Statement Analysis (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 10/28/05

Public Company Update (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 9/9/05

Forensic Accounting: Fraudulent Reporting and Concealed Assets (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 8/9/05

Choosing the Right Entity: Sole Proprietorship, C or S Corp. (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 8/8/05

Designing Discounted Cash Flow Models (8 hours),

Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/04/04
 

Outlook: Tips and Strategies (8 hours)

Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/08/04
 

Annual Update for Accountants and Auditors (8 hours)

Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/19/04
 

Only Financial Officer: Skills for Financial Managers in Small Businesses (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/23/04
 

Doing Business Valuation Research (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 12/13/04

 

Analyzing Financial Statements (8 hours)

Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/21/03

 

Responding to Conflict (8 hours)

Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 10/17/03

 

PC Hardware Troubleshooting (8 hours)

Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 9/29/03

 

International vs. U.S. Accounting (8 hours)

Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 9/19/03

 

Professional Ethics Update (2 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 10/31/02

 

Difficult People: Keeping Your Cool Under Fire (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 10/22/02

 

Compensation and Fringe Benefit Planning for Employee Retention (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 10/01/02


Choosing the Right Entity: Sole Proprietorship, C or S Corporation (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 08/27/02

 
That’s Not What I Said: Effective Workplace Communications (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 08/21/02

 

Coaching: Improving Employee Performance (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 08/19/02

Web Design Using Microsoft FrontPage (8 hours)

Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/30/01

 

How to Evaluate Capital Investment Objectives (8 hours)

Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/16/01

 

Portfolio Profiles: Matching Market Movements and Investment Objectives (8 hours)

Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/8/01

 

Asset Allocation: Configuring Your Client's Portfolio (8 hours)

Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/1/01

 

The Complete Guide to Employment Issues - Reducing the Employer's Risk (8 hours)

Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 10/4/01

Communicating Powerfully:  How to Handle Conflict, Demands and Pressure (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 12/1/00

Advising Clients When Buying or Selling a Business (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/17/00

Excel: Functions and More Functions (4 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 10/31/00

Excel Graphs and Charts (4 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 10/31/00

AICPA's Guide to Reporting and Disclosure Problems for Small Businesses (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 9/29/00

New Finance and Management Accounting (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 9/22/00

Web page Design (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/30/99

Advanced Strategies and Tactics of Wealth Accumulation and Retirement Planning (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/9/99

Current Developments in Business Law (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 11/2/99

Breaking Through Barriers to Delegating and Decision Making (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 10/26/99

The Complete Guide to Employment Issues-Reducing the Employer's Risk (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 10/19/99

Everything You Wanted to Know About SIRAS (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 6/26/98

Annual Update For Today's Controller (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 8/13/98

Windows NT:  The New Server in Your Neighborhood (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 8/17/98

Activity Based Costing for Strategic Decision Making (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 8/18/98

Business Acquisitions (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 8/20/98

CPA’s Guide to Personal Financial Planning (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 6/12/97

Intermediate Excel (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 7/19/97

Microsoft Access: Introduction (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 7/17/97

Microsoft Access: Intermediate (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 7/31/97

Intermediate Word for Windows (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 8/14/97
 
Management Excellence for CPAs in Industry (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 7/23/96

Small Office Networks: Peer-to-peer Windows (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 8/1/96

Consulting Services: Providing Services that Save Client’s Money (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 8/8/96

Small Business Controllership: A Diagnostic Approach (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 8/16/96

Business Plan: A Cookbook Approach (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 6/28/96

Accounting and Auditing Updating Workshop (16 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 7/12/95 - 7/13/95

Staff Training in Taxation (16 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 7/10/95 - 7/11/95

Business Law Today (8 hours)
Sponsored by the Indiana CPA Society, 6/9/95