Oranee Tawatnuntachai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Finance, School of Business Administration
Olmsted Building, E356

Dr. Tawatnuntachai joined Penn State Harrisburg in fall 1999. She has taught Financial Management, Problems in Finance, Corporate Finance, Investments, and Portfolio Management. In 2008, Dr. Tawatnuntachai received the Capital College Award for Teaching Excellence from Penn State Harrisburg. In 2010, she received the Teaching Fellow Award for Teaching Excellence from Penn State Alumni Association. Her work has been published at several journals such as Financial Review, Financial Management, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Journal of Financial Research. Her paper titled “Diversification benefits and persistence of US-based global bond funds” was recognized as Distinguished Paper Award at 2005 Southwest Finance Association Meeting. Her paper titled “Dynamic style analysis, performance evaluation and investment behavior of global bond funds” won Outstanding Investments Paper Award at 2008 Eastern Finance Association Meeting. Dr. Tawatnuntachai is also a CFA charterholder.

Continuing Education Interests

  • Portfolio Management
  • Investments
  • Corporate Finance
  • Emerging Markets

Professional Affiliations

  • Eastern Finance Association
  • Financial Management Association
  • Western Finance Association
  • Mutual Funds
  • Portfolio Management

B.B.A.; M.B.A.; M.A.; Ph.D. (New Orleans)