Associate Professor | Finance
Patrick A. Thiele Distinguished Chair in Finance
4298 Grainger Hall
(608) 890-0417

Biography

Mark Fedenia is the Patrick A. Thiele Distinguished Chair in Finance and Director of the Wealth Management & Financial Planning Program. He is an associate professor in the Finance Department of the Wisconsin School of Business.

His research interests include investment management, wealth management & financial planning.

He is the former director of the business school’s Applied Security Analysis Program (ASAP), having spent 21 years at the helm of the nationally recognized program in which students manage multimillion-dollar portfolios.

Fedenia earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Research

Selected Published Journal Articles

Choi, N. & Fedenia, M. & Skiba, H. & Sokolyk, T. (2017). Portfolio concentration and the performance of institutional investors worldwide Journal of Financial Economics

Beracha, E. & Fedenia, M. & Skiba, H. (2014). Culture’s Impact on Institutional Investors' Trading Frequency International Review of Financial Analysis

Fedenia, M. & Shafer, S. & Skiba, H. (2013). Information immobility, industry concentration, and institutional investors’ performanc Journal of Banking and Finance

Anderson, C. & Fedenia, M. & Hirschey, M. & Skiba, H. (2011). Cultural influences on Home Bias and International Diversification by Institutional Investors Journal of Banking and Finance

Fedenia, M. & Hirschey, M. (2009). The Chipotle Paradox Journal of Applied Finance

De, S. & Fedenia, M. & Triantis, A. (1996). Effects of competition on bidder's returns Journal of Corporate Finance

Cuny, C. & Fedenia, M. & Haugen, R. (1996). Professional Investor re-entry and the January effect Advances in Financial Economics

Fedenia, M. & Thompson, H. (1994). On the necessity of solving the free rider problem in takeover bids Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting

Fedenia, M. & Grammatikos, T. (1993). Risk premia and the ex-dividend stock price behavior: empirical evidence Journal of Banking and Finance

Fedenia, M. & Hirschey, M. (1992). Empirical Studies in Industrial Organizations: Essays in Honor of Leonard W. Weiss

Fedenia, M. & Grammatikos, T. (1992). Options trading and the bid-ask spread of their underlying stocks Journal of Business

Fedenia, M. & Grammatikos, T. (1991). Portfolio rebalancing and the effective taxation of dividends and capital gains following the tax reform act of 1986 Journal of Banking and Finance

Presentations

11th Annual Financial Advisor Symposium (2008) Playing Both Sides of the Market

Hedge Funds: what is the fuss all about? (2006) What are hedge funds

(2005) Expert testimony Security Exchange Commision v.National Presto

(2005) Investing basics

Teaching

Undergraduate Courses

Securitity Analysis & Investment Management 1 (FIN 535), Fall 2006.

Contemporary Topics (FIN 365), Fall 2009.

Contemporary Topics (FIN 365), Fall 2010.

Investment Theory (FIN 320), Spring 2009.
Principles, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.

Investment Theory (FIN 320), Spring 2009.
Principles, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.

Investment Theory (FIN 320), Spring 2009.
Principles, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.

Investment Theory (FIN 320), Spring 2010.
Principles, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.

Investment Theory (FIN 320), Spring 2010.
Principles, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.

Investment Theory (FIN 320), Spring 2010.
Principles, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.

Investments (FIN 320), Fall 2007.
Principles, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.

Investments (FIN 320), Fall 2007.
Principles, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.

Investments (FIN 320), Fall 2007.
Principles, issues and methods relating to the management of investment portfolios; investment needs of small and institutional investors; investment risks associated with financial market conditions and business cycle flucuations.

Graduate Courses

Security Analysis & Invesment Management 1 (FIN 835), Fall 2006.

Contemporary Topics (FIN 765), Spring 2007.

Contemporary Topics (FIN 765), Fall 2006.

Hybrid Courses

Applied Security Analysis and Investment Management II (FIN/FIN 536/836), Spring 2003.
Continuation of Finance 535.

Applied Security Analysis and Investment Management II (FIN/FIN 536/836), Spring 2005.
Continuation of Finance 535.

Applied Security Analysis (FIN/FIN 536/836), Spring 2006.
Continuation of Finance 535.

Applied Security Analysis and Investment Management II (FIN/FIN 536/836), Spring 2007.
Continuation of Finance 535.