Professor of Finance
Office: 446 Reid Hall
E-mail: JJCBE Directory
Frank Kerins, Jr. is an Associate Professor of Finance in the Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship (JJCBE) at Montana State. Frank has teaching, research, and consulting interests in investment, corporate and entrepreneurial finance.
Frank received a B.A. (mathematics) from Carroll College of Montana, a B.S. (mining engineering) from Columbia University, an M.S. (mining engineering) from Montana Tech, an M.B.A. from the University of Washington, and a Ph.D. from Arizona State University.
Much of Frank's recent research has been focused on the financial risks associated with entrepreneurial ventures and initial public offerings. Frank's research has been published in journals including Financial Management, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and the Journal of Financial Economics. Frank is on the Board of Directors of the CFA Society of Spokane with the primary responsibility of enhancing the relationships between investment professionals and local universities and colleges. Frank is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Professional Engineer (PE).
Before entering academia, Frank was a consulting, mining and civil engineer. Prior to coming to Montana State University, Frank was a faculty member at Washington State University, the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University, and the University of Otago in New Zealand.