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Joseph Farizo

Assistant Professor of Finance

Curriculum Vitae

  • Profile
    Joe Farizo is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond. He received a Ph.D. from the Gatton College of Business at the University of Kentucky. He leads courses in investments and conducts research in the areas of corporate governance and financial advisors.
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    • Awards

      2022 Robins School of Business Faculty of the Year

    • Presentations

      Where is the Intersection of Madison Avenue and Wall Street? Advertisement, Local Access to Investment Advice, and Stock Market Participation
      FINRA and NORC's Joint Access and Impact Conference: Gauging the Participation of Diverse Communities in Capital Markets (2021)
      CFP Board's Academic Research Colloquium Poster Session (2021)
      University of Kentucky (2021)
      Boulder Summer Conference on Consumer Financial Decision Making Poster Session (2022)

      (Black)Rock the Vote: Index Funds and Opposition to Management
      SEC DERA PhD Student Symposium (2018)
      Eastern Finance Association (2019)
      Financial Management Association (2019)
      Financial Management Association Doctoral Student Consortium (2019)
      University of Kentucky (2019)
      University of South Carolina (2019)
      The College of New Jersey (2019)
      Towson University (2019)
      Salisbury University (2019)
      University of Richmond (2019)
      The Citadel (2019)

    • Professional Experience

      Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC (2014)


      TWFG Insurance Services (2010-2014)

    • Institutional Service

      Delta Sigma Pi Faculty Advisor

      Student Managed Investment Fund Faculty Advisor

  • Selected Publications
    Journal Articles

    Farizo, Joseph D. "(Black)Rock the vote: Index funds and opposition to management." Journal of Corporate Finance (2022): 102247.

    Dimmock, S., Farizo, J., and Gerken, W., (2020). "Misconduct and Fraud by Investment Managers". In C. Alexander and D. Cumming (Eds.), Corruption and Fraud in Financial Markets: Malpractice, Misconduct, and Manipulation. John Wiley & Sons.

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