Faculty & Staff Directory

Audra Boone

C.R. Williams Professorship in Financial Services
Finance Department


  • PhD, Pennsylvania State University
  • BS, University of Kansas

Areas of Expertise/Research

  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Corporate governance
  • Disclosure

Selected Publications

  • "Redacting Proprietary Information at the IPO" with Ioannis Floros and Shane Johnson, 2016, Journal of Financial Economics, 120 (1), 102-123.
  • "The Effect of Institutional Ownership on Firm Transparency and Information Production" with Joshua White, 2015, Journal of Financial Economics, 117 (3), 508-533.
  • "Who Monitors the Monitor? The Use of Special Committees by Target Firms in Corporate Takeovers" with Harold Mulherin, 2014, forthcoming Journal of Corporate Finance.
  • "Time Trends and Determinants of the Method of Payment in M&As" with Erik Lie and Yixin Liu, 2014, Journal of Corporate Finance, 27, 296-304.
  • "Bankruptcy Spillover Effects on Strategic Alliance Partners" with Vladimir Ivanov, Journal of Financial Economics, 2012, 103 (3), 551-569.

Honors and Awards

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Corporate Finance (2007-present)
  • Associate Editor, Financial Management (2009-2011)
  • Advisory Board Member, FMA Survey & Synthesis Series, 2012-2015
  • Faculty Honor Roll (Undergraduate Teaching Award), UT Austin, 2015
  • Guy O. and Rosa Lee Mabry Best Research Paper Award, KU School of Business, 2008
  • Finalist for Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Kansas, 2008 and 2010
  • Nominated for Bubb Teaching Award, School of Business, University of Kansas, 2007