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Fred Bereskin

Associate Professor and Richard G. Miller Professor of Finance
422 Cornell Hall

700 Tiger Avenue
Columbia, MO 65211

Fred Bereskin is an Associate Finance Professor at the Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business, University of Missouri. Dr. Fred Bereskin’s research focuses on empirical corporate finance. He earned his doctorate from the University of Rochester, and held previous faculty appointments at the University of Delaware and Drexel University. Prior to his Ph.D., Bereskin earned a Bachelor of Mathematics from Canada’s University of Waterloo. He’s been recognized for outstanding teaching achievement at numerous universities, and at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Dr. Bereskin is a Chartered Financial Analyst, and has served on several non-profit boards of directors. His previous industry experience includes roles in fixed-income at a large asset-management firm and in risk-management at two Canadian banks. 


PhD, Finance, University of Rochester


“So Sue Me! The Cross Section of Stock Returns Related to Patent Infringement Allegations,” with Po-Hsuan Hsu and Huijun Wang. Journal of Banking and Finance, 148(C), March 2023. 

“Technological Fit and the Market for Managerial Talent,” with Seong Byun and Jong-Min Oh. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 58(2), 837-874, March 2023.

“Whistle Blowing, Forced CEO Turnover and Misconduct: The Role of Socially Minded Employees and Directors,” with Terry Campbell and Simi Kedia. Management Science, 66(1), 2020.

Bereskin, F., Byun, S., Officer, M., & Oh, J. (2018). "The Effect of Cultural Similarity on Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence from Corporate Social Responsibility." Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 53(5), 1995-2039. doi:10.1017/S0022109018000716

"The real effects of real earnings management: Evidence from innovation," with Po-Hsuan Hsu and Wendy Rotenberg. Contemporary Accounting Research, 35(1), Spring 2018