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Dolvin, Steven

Associate Professor - Finance
College of Business


Holcomb Building - 224


Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise

Corporate Finance and Investments:

  • Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)
  • Investment Banks
  • 401(k) Plans
  • Retirement Investing
  • Behavioral Finance

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)

See Vita:
Numerous articles (25+) published in:

Financial Management
Journal of Financial Research
Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics Journal of Behavioral Finance Financial Services Review
Venture Capital
among others.

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)

  • MBA 563: Seminar in Investments
  • FN 347: Investments
  • FN470: Applied Portfolio Management



  • Ph.D. (Finance), University of Kentucky
  • MS (Economics), University of Kentucky
  • MBA (Finance), Miami University (Ohio)
  • BA (Accounting), Malone College

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder

Professional Credentials

  • Textbook author (Fundamentals of Investments, McGraw-Hill)
  • External Consulting (401(k) Development)


  • UK Fellowship
  • Reedy Quality Achievement Award
  • Excellence in Graduate Study
  • Financial Executives Institute Award for Excellence in Education

Association Memberships (professional/educational)

  • Financial Management Association (FMA)
  • American Finance Association (AFA)
  • Eastern Finance Association (EFA)
  • Southern Finance Association (SFA)
  • CFA Institute (formerly AIMR)

Professional Experience

  • Financial Management Program (General Electric Aircraft Engines)
  • Internal Auditor GA (Miami University)
  • Research Analyst (TA Securities South Africa)
  • Assistant Investment Advisor (Robert Thomas Securities)