Professor of Finance
Editor in Chief, JFSR
Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
‹nal is a Professor of Finance, at the Robert H. Smith School of
Mr. Unal holds doctorates in finance from
His current research focuses on executive compensation, corporate bonds, bank mergers, pricing default risk, risk management, and mutual-to-stock conversions in the savings and loan industry. He is published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Financial Services Research, Journal of Money Credit and Banking, Journal of Banking and Finance, Review of Derivatives Research, and Journal of Financial Economics.
Mr. Unal has been a consultant to the World Bank, Federal
Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Department of Justice. He
is also on the academic council of Standard and Poorís.
delivered invited lectures in