Irena Hutton

Gene Taylor/Bank of America Associate Professor of Finance and Director, Gene Taylor/Bank of America Center for Banking and Financial Studies
 Irena Hutton
Faculty
Location
515 RBA
Phone
850-645-1520
Academic Specialty
Corporate Finance
Education

Ph.D., City University of New York
MBA, University of Southern Maine
B.S., University of Southern Maine

Areas of Expertise

Behavioral Finance
Corporate Governance
Law and Finance

Dr. Irena Hutton is the Gene Taylor/Bank of America Associate Professor in the Department of Finance at Florida State University’s College of Business. She also serves as the director of Gene Taylor/Bank of America Center for Banking and Financial Studies. She teaches courses in financial management and valuation at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Her research interests focus on various aspects of corporate governance and corporate litigation. 

Hutton received her bachelor’s degree in finance and MBA from the University of Southern Maine and her Ph.D. degree in finance from City University of New York.

Selected Published Research
  • “Republican Managers and Corporate Policies” with Danling Jiang and Alok Kumar, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (2014)
  • “The Effect of Securities Litigation on External Financing” with Don Autore, Aimee Hoffman and David Peterson, Journal of Corporate Finance (2014)
  • “Political Culture and Corporate Litigation” with Danling Jiang and Alok Kumar, Management Science (2015)
  • “How Much do Corporate Defendants Really Lose? A New Verdict on the Reputation Loss Induced by Corporate Litigation” with Aimee Smith and Bruce Haslem, Financial Management, (2017)
  • “Arbitrage with Arbitrageurs: Short interest as a signal to issue equity” with Don Autore, Dominique Gehy, and Danling Jiang, Journal of Corporate Finance (2018)