James Nordlund

James C. Nordlund

Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies-PhD Program, Department of Finance
2928 Business Education Complex North
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Office Hours: None

Biographical Summary

Assistant Professor, Department of Finance.


  • PhD Finance, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2017
  • BA Mathematics, Economics, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, 2011

Courses Taught

  • FIN 3910 - Topics in Finance: Topics of current interest in Finance.
  • FIN 7900 - Individual Study in Finance: For students who wish in-depth study of a selected finance problem. Proposal outlining nature and objectives of a research project must be approved by department faculty prior to registration; written report of semester's activities and findings required for credit.


  • Teaching Interests: Corporate Finance, Financial Analytics
  • Research Interests: Empirical Corporate, Corporate Governance, Banking

Working Papers

  • Hoskins, S. Bissell, Nordlund, J., and Chance, D. (2019). Gender Differences in Earnings Call Transcripts

Employed by LSU since

August 15, 2017