Robert J. Trulaske Sr., College of Business, University of Missouri

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Fred Bereskin

Assistant Professor
Cornell Hall
(573) 884-9709

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., Fred 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.

Fred 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.



Ph.D. in Finance, University of Rochester


Journal Articles

“Whistle Blowing, Forced CEO Turnover and Misconduct: The Role of Socially Minded Employees and Directors.” Management Science, Forthcoming. With Terry Campbell and Simi Kedia

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