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Deborah Beyer


Experience and Interests

Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor, UW-Stevens Point (August 2021-present)
  • Lecturer of Finance and International Business, UW-Oshkosh (2017-2021)

Research Interests

  • Political/Economic Uncertainty and Stock Market Volatility
  • Idiosyncratic Risk
  • Financial Markets



  • Faculty Adviser, Women in Business student organization (2022-present)


  • Member, Board of Directors, St. Joseph Food Program, Menasha, WI (2018-present)

Professional Memberships

  • Financial Management Association

Publications and Presentations

  • Beyer, D. B., & Fan, Z. S. (2023). The calming effects of conflict: The impact of partisan conflict on market volatility. International Review of Financial Analysis, 85, 102462.
  • Fan, S., Yu, L., Beyer, D., & Beyer, S. (2023). Size, conditional idiosyncratic risk and price momentum: an international study. Managerial Finance, 49 (6), 1056-1074.
  • Moll, C.R., Beyer, D.B., Kunkel, R.A., and Beyer, S.B. (2019) Large Commercial Banks: Dodd-Frank Effect Versus Trump Effect”,” The Journal of Finance Issues (18) 1, 2019.
  • Academy of Finance Best in Track Award in Politics and Finance

Fun Facts

Last book you read?

The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah

Favorite Quote?

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
(Kofi Annan, Nobel Peace Prize laureate)

What do you enjoy most about teaching?

I enjoy helping students achieve their goals.

Deborah Beyer
Assistant Professor - Finance

414 College of Professional Studies


DBA in Finance

MBA in Finance
Florida State University

Ph.D. in French

M.A. in French

B.A. in Mathematics and French
St. Olaf College