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Dr. Wahab Receives the Bent Award for Scholarly Creativity at Commencement

This year’s James E. and Frances W. Bent Award for Scholarly and/or Artistic Creativity was given to Mahmoud Wahab, professor of finance in the Barney School of Business at the 2012 undergraduate commencement exercises. 

Prof WahabWahab is an outstanding and prolific scholar in the area of financial theory and practice. He has contributed a tremendous amount of high-quality research in the areas of international finance, investments, financial markets, and economic growth and public finance, and his work has been published in numerous important finance journals. With more than 450 citations to his work, Wahab has made lasting and important contributions to his profession.

At the Barney School, Wahab has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of corporate finance, investments, international finance, and international investments, and his classes are constantly sought after. In addition to his outstanding accomplishments in research and teaching, Wahab has served on numerous University-wide committees and organizations, including the Faculty Senate. In addition, he has served as associate dean of the Barney School, served on the University’s Investments and Finance Committees, and was an interim chair of the school’s Department of Economics, Finance and Insurance.

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