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Karen M McGrath

Lecturer of Finance


Educational Background

Ph.D., Real Estate (Finance), University of Reading, Henley Business School, 2015
Master of Science, Real Estate (Finance), New York University, 2007
BA, Psychology, Bucknell University, 1991

Positions Held

Visiting Assistant Professor, Bucknell University, present
Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017-2018
Clinical Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University, 2015-2017
Associate Director Trading, Risk and Investment Program, Texas A&M University, 2015-2017
Assistant Professor, Coventry University, 2012-2015
Compliance Consultant, Graham Mitchell Consultants, 2007-2008
Director of ESG Research, Global Currents Investment Management, LLC, 2007-2008
Portfolio Compliance/SRI Analyst, Brandywine Global, 2005-2007
Head Trader, European Investors, Inc., 1997-2004
Head Trader, Robert E. Torray & Co., Inc., 1992-1997

Recent Publications

Shutes, K., McGrath, K., Lis, P., Riegler, R. 2016. Twitter and the US stock market: The influence of micro-bloggers on share prices. Economics and Business Review

McGrath, K. 2013. The Effects of Eco-Certification on Office Properties: A Cap Rates-Based Analysis.. Journal of Property Research, 30: 345-365

McGrath, K. 2010. Benefits of Direct and Securitized Real Estate Allocations within a Mixed-Asset Portfolio. Real Estate Review, 39: 45-66