Dr. David Volkman
Dr. David August Volkman
- Col. Guy M. Cloud Professor of Investment Science
- Finance, Banking and Real Estate, Professor
Dr. David A. Volkman holds the Col. Guy M. Cloud Professorship of Investment Science and Portfolio Management and is the Chair of the Department of Finance, Banking and Real Estate at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Prof. Volkman teaches courses in strategic financial planning, asset valuation and portfolio management. He received his PhD from the University of Nebraska in 1992 and his charter in the Chartered Financial Analyst® Society in 2002. Before receiving his doctorate, Prof. Volkman served several years in the finance community including the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, UBS Corporation, and the National Bank of Commerce. During his tenure at the University of Nebraska, Prof. Volkman has received several teaching awards including the 1999 and 2009 “University of Nebraska at Omaha Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award”, the 2004 Dean’s Citation in “Excellence in Teaching” and the 1993, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2009, 2011, 2017 and 2018 “Distinguished Professor Award”. Prof. Volkman has secured over $2.5 million in grants for the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Prof. Volkman’s research focuses on asset pricing, mutual fund performance, capital budgeting methods, and agency conflicts and has published in several top tier academic journals including the Journal of Financial Research, Review of Financial Economics and the Journal of Economics and Finance. In addition, Professor Volkman received the “Excellent in Research Citation” from Management Intelligence Association and the "Outstanding Research in Finance" award from the Association of Economics and Finance.
Professor Volkman enjoys teaching courses in Strategic Financial Analysis andInvestments and Portfolio Management Professor Volkman enjoys teaching courses in Strategic Financial Analysis and Investments and Portfolio Management.
Professor Volkman has research interests in Strategic Decision Metrics, Equity Valuation, and Debt and Slavery.
Professor Volkman serves the college as Chair of the Department of Finance, Banking and Real Estate, serves the University as a faculty senator, and currently sits on several community boards.
Ph D, University of Nebraska, Finance, 1992
Licensures and Certifications
Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA Institue, 08/01/2002
Tabar, Saeed , Sharma, Sushil , Volkman, David. 2019. A New Method for Predicting Stock Market Crashes Using Classification and Artificial Neural Networks , International Journal of Business and Data Analytics, Jan 2019.
Volkman, David, Maisondieu Laforge, Olivier, Wohar, Mark. 2012. Interactive Effect of Changes in the Shape of the Yield Curve and Conditional Term Spread on Expected Equity Returns, Applied Financial Economics, 22, 16.
Tabar, Saeed, Gholamalitabar, Maryam, Najjar, Lotfollah, Volkman, David. 2016. RISK CONTROL IN ALGORITHMIC TRADING USING FIBONACCI SERIES , International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research, No 5, 771-785.
Tabar, Saeed, Volkman, David, Wolcott, Peter , Najjar, Lotfollah. Stock Market Prediction Using Classification, International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making.
Volkman, David, Henebry, Kathleen. 2010. The Use of Incentive Contracting and Firm Reputation, Corporate Reputation Review, 13, 1, 3-19.
Department, College, and University
Committee for Professional Development for University Faculty and Staff, Committee Member, 08/01/2019 - 08/31/2019
Executive Education for numerous community groups, Other, 01/01/2007 - 01/31/2007
Faculty Senate, University Senate Service, 08/01/2019 - 08/31/2019
St. Charles Borromeo Finance Council, Board Member, 06/01/2007 - 06/30/2007
Omaha Catholic Cemetery Finance Council, Board Member, 06/01/2018 - 06/30/2018
Financial Executives International, Board Member, 01/01/2000 - 01/31/2000
CFA Institute, Organization Member, 06/01/2002 - 06/30/2002
Department Chairperson, 01/01/2000