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Catherine Shenoy, PhD

School of Business -
Senior Lecturer
Director of the Center for Business Analytics Research,
Primary office:
Capitol Federal Hall, 2165
University of Kansas
1654 Naismith Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045-7601


Summary

Catherine Shenoy has been a member of the faculty since 1993. Prior to joining KU she served on the faculty at Kansas State University and in the U.S. Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer in Washington D.C. and Tunisia.

She currently serves as Director of the MBA program and Director of the Applied Portfolio Management (APM) Program. She founded and is former Director of the Finance Scholars Program. As director of APM she assists students with the management and oversight of an approximately $1 million portfolio. Each year the portfolio provides at least two student scholarships. As Director of the MBA program she is leading the MBA faculty and students to greater engagement with the State of Kansas.

Teaching

Dr. Shenoy is the Director of the Applied Portfolio Management Program, the student-managed portfolio at the University of Kansas. The portfolio has $1.5 million in financial assets in the portfolio.

Teaching Interests

  • Investments, portfolio analysis

Research

Her research interests include corporate governance, corporate financial policies, and applications of artificial intelligence to portfolio analysis. Her work has appeared in Financial Management, Journal of Corporate Finance, Computational Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, among others. She is author of Applied Portfolio Management. The book has been featured on numerous financial websites and received an award for as one of the best finance reads.

Shenoy also has extensive experience in China. She has conducted study abroad classes for KU students in China. She has published research on the microstructure of the Chinese equity markets. The APM program has long specialized in small cap Chinese equity investments.

Research Interests

  • Corporate governance, investments, Bayesian networks

Service

Dr. Shenoy serves on the KU Athletic Advisory Council, the University Senate Athletic Committee, the School of Business Administrative Committee, the Edwards Campus Vice Chancellor search committee, and chairs the MBA Team. Dr. Shenoy is a University Scholar Mentor and a KU Baseball Team Faculty Mentor.

Selected Publications

Harbin, G., Shenoy, C., Garcia, A., & Olson, J. C. (2011). Shoulder Injury Reduction with Post-Offer Testing [Journal Articles]. 39(2), 113–123.
Shenoy, C. (2009). [Other]. Lockton Financial Advisors.
Shenoy, C. (2009). When China Sneezes, Does the World Catch Cold? [Other]. Lockton Financial Advisors.
Shenoy, C. (2009). [Other]. Lockton Financial Advisors.
Shenoy, C. (2009). [Other]. Lockton Financial Advisors.
Shenoy, C. (2009). Take Emotion Out of the Equation: Steady Contributions are Best [Other]. Lockton Financial Advisors.
Shenoy, C. (2008). Applied Portfolio Management: How University of Kansas Students Generate Alpha to Beat the Street [Books]. John Wiley & Sons.
Shenoy, C., & Zhang, Y. (2007). Order Imbalance and Stock Returns: Evidence from China [Journal Articles]. Published.
Shenoy, C., Shenoy, P., & Liu, L. (2006). Knowledge Representation and Integration for Portfolio Evaluation using Linear Belief Functions, Systems [Journal Articles]. 36(4).
Shenoy, C., Demirer, R., & Mau, R. (2006). Bayesian Networks: A Decision Tool to Improve Portfolio Risk Analysis [Journal Articles]. Published.
Shenoy, C., Harbin, G., & Olson, J. (2006). Ten-Year Comparison of BMI, Body Fat, and Fitness in the Workplace [Journal Articles]. 49.
Shenoy, C., & Vafeas, N. (2005). The Free Cash Flow Effects of Capital Expenditure Announcements [Journal Articles]. 12(14/15), 907–911.
Shenoy, C., Liu, L., & Shenoy, P. (2003). A Linear Belief Function Approach to Portfolio Evaluation [Journal Articles]. 19, 370–377.
Shenoy, C., & Park, J. (2002). An Examination of the Dynamic Behavior of Aggregate Bond and Stock Issues [Journal Articles]. 11.
Shenoy, C. (2002). Modeling Financial Portfolios using Belief Functions (T. Mock & R. P. Srivastava , Eds.) [Book Chapters]. Springer-Verlag.
Shenoy, C., & Chauvin, K. (2001). Stock Price Decreases Prior to Executive Stock Option Grants [Journal Articles]. 7.
Shenoy, C., & Shenoy, P. P. (2000). A Bayesian Network Model of Portfolio Risk and Return (Abu-Mostafa, LeBaron, Lo, & Weigend, Eds.) [Book Chapters]. MIT Press.
Shenoy, C., & Koch, P. D. (1999). The Information Content of Capital Structure and Dividend Policies [Journal Articles]. Published.
Shenoy, C., Joy, O. M., & Vafeas, N. (1998). A Reexamination of Self-Tender Offers and the Free Cash Flow Hypothesis, Indian Accounting Review [Journal Articles]. Published.
Shenoy, C., & Koch, P. D. (1995). The Firm’s Leverage/Cash-Flow Relationship [Papers].
Shenoy, C. (1986). An Estimate of the Cost of Alzheimer’s Disease in Kansas [Journal Articles]. 9, 23–27.
Shenoy, C., & Mau, R. (submitted/in review). CEO Compensation: Does Performance Matter? [Working Papers].
Shenoy, C., Zhang, Y., & Huang, J. (revising to resubmit/in review). Does Short-Term International Capital Flow Influence Industry Output? Evidence from China [Working Papers].

Selected Presentations

Shenoy, C. A. (11/30/2017). Retirement and Other Investing Mistakes. KU School of Business
Shenoy, C. (11/30/2014). Keynote Address: Mid-American PMI Chapter, Project Management in a Non-Profit World
Shenoy, C. (1/31/2014). GMAC Leadership Conference
Shenoy, C. (11/30/2013). Issues and Trends in Master’s Programs: MSF vs MBA. Southern Finance Association Meeting. San Juan, Puerto Rico
Shenoy, C. (10/16/2013). Kansas Impact Program: KU MBAs serving the State of Kansas. 2013 InterHab Annual Conference. Wichita, KS
Shenoy, C. (5/31/2011). Bayesian Network for Portfolio Analysis II. Department of Applied Statistics, University of Almeria. Almeria, Spain
Shenoy, C. (12/31/2011). Bayesian Network for Portfolio Analysis. Department of Applied Statistics, University of Almeria. Almeria, Spain
Shenoy, C. (11/30/2008). Southern Finance Association. Key West, FL
Shenoy, C. (12/31/2008). Financial Management Association, Top Ten Session. Dallas, TX
Shenoy, C. (11/30/2007). Southern Finance Association. Charleston, SC
Shenoy, C. (12/31/2006). Financial Management Association. Salt Lake City, UT
Shenoy, C. (12/31/2005). Discounted Cash Flow Modeling Using Simulation. CBUC Conference. Denver, CO
Shenoy, C. (3/31/2004). Financial Analysis and Graphical Models. Aalborg University. Aalborg, Denmark
Shenoy, C. (12/31/2004). Workshop on Applications of Probabilistic Graphical Models. Aalborg, Denmark
Shenoy, C. (12/31/2003). A Linear Belief Function Approach to Portfolio Evaluation. UAI. Acapulco, Mexico
Shenoy, C. (12/31/2002). Decision Tools to Improve Security Analysis. Southern Finance Association. Key West, FL
Shenoy, C. (12/31/2001). Modeling Financial Portfolios Using Belief Functions. INFORMS. Miami, FL
Shenoy, C. (12/31/1999). A Bayesian Network Model of Portfolio Risk and Return. Computation Finance 99. New York, NY
Shenoy, C. (12/31/1999). Portfolio Risk and Return. Midwest Finance Association. Nashville, TN
Shenoy, C. (12/31/1999). The Information Content of Dividend and Capital Structure Policies. 12th Annual Australasian Finance & Banking Conference. Sydney, Australia
Shenoy, C. (12/31/1998). A Bayesian Network Approach to Assessing Portfolio Risk. INFORMS. Montreal, Canada
Shenoy, C. (12/31/1997). Capital Expenditure Announcements, Managerial Discretion, and the Free Cash Flow Hypothesis. International Financial Management Association. Zurich, Switzerland
Shenoy, C. (12/31/1997). Market Timing and Aggregate Stock and Bond Issues. Financial Management Association. Honolulu, HI
Shenoy, C. (12/31/1995). Stock Price Decreases Prior to Executive Stock Option Grants. Financial Management Association. New York, NY
Shenoy, C. (12/31/1994). Executive Compensation and Return: A Risk-Adjusted Approach. Eastern Finance Association. Boston, MA
Shenoy, C. (12/31/1994). Leverage and Cash Flow. Financial Management Association. Chicago, IL
Shenoy, C. (12/31/1992). The Firm’s Leverage/Cash Flow Relationship. Eastern Finance Association. Tampa, FL

Selected Grants

Establishing a Data Science Workshop and Seminar at KU. Institutional - RIC II. $49000.00. Submitted 4/25/2017 (1/1/2015 - 12/31/2017). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Not Funded

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