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About Rebecca Abraham

Dr. Rebecca Abraham is a Finance Professor at the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship. She earned a doctorate in Business Administration-Finance from U.S. International University in 1989. After working at National University as an adjunct instructor in the Department of Management Science, she joined the Farquhar Center of Nova Southeastern University in Fall 1989. She has taught a variety of courses both at the undergraduate and graduate levels in corporate finance, investments, portfolio theory, financial management, business strategy and policy, quantitative methods, micro and macroeconomics. In recognition of her service to students, she was the recipient of the first Farquhar Center Award for Teaching Excellence in 2000, and the Teacher of the Year Award from the Huizenga School in 2006. 

Dr. Abraham has published extensively. Her publications have appeared in The Review of Accounting and Finance, Journal of Economic Studies, Journal of Business and Leadership, the International Journal of Finance, Journal of Psychology, Genetic, Social, and Psychology Monographs, and Leadership and Organization Development Journal. Her book chapter was published in Advances in Business and Management Forecasting by Elsevier. She serves on the Editorial Review Board of Personality and Individual Differences. Along with Dr. Robert Trippi, formerly of California State University-Long Beach, she pioneered a method for determining implicit interest rates in option prices. Her work at national and regional conferences appear in Decision Sciences Institute Proceedings. 


2000 - Present Professor, Nova Southeastern University H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship
August 1989 - 2000 Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University


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Professional Service and Affiliations

2017 - Present Faculty Advisor, Investment Club
2015 - Present Faculty Development Committee Member, Nova Southeastern University
2014 - Present Inter-Organizational Student Advisory Board, Nova Southeastern University
2014 - Present Editorial Review Board, International Knowledge Press Reviewer, Nova Southeastern University
2009 - Present Title V Grant Task Force At-Risk Student Mentor, Nova Southeastern University
2006 - Present Faculty Review Team and Faculty Executive Committee Reviewer, Nova Southeastern University
2001 - Present Member, Academy of Finance Board
Present Member, Departmental Contract Renewal Committee
2015 - 2016 Internal Review Committee, B. S. Finance, Nova Southeastern University
2015 - 2015 Development of MS Finance Committee, Nova Southeastern University
2013 - 2014 Graduate Student Academic Appeals Team, Nova Southeastern University
2011 - 2012 Graduate Student Grievance Committee, Nova Southeastern University
2011 - 2012 Finance Faculty Search Committee, Nova Southeastern University
2010 - 2011 Finance and Economics Chair, Nova Southeastern University
2009 - 2009 Alternate Chair, Spanish MBA Committee, Nova Southeastern University
2009 - 2009 Acting Chair, Faculty Review Team, Nova Southeastern University
2009 - 2009 Substitute, Undergraduate Admissions Committee, Nova Southeastern University
2008 - 2008 Internal Review Committee, B. S. Business Administration, Nova Southeastern University
2006 - 2007 Member, Dissertation Committee
2002 - 2005 Member, Finance and Investment Club
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April 1986 - March 1989 D.B.A., Finance, United States International University
September 1982 - June 1984 M.B.A., Business, United States International University
July 1979 - June 1982 B.S., Chemistry, University of Madras

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