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Nacasius Ujah

Professional Portrait of Nacasius Ujah


Assistant Professor of Corporate Finance

Office Building

Harding Hall



Mailing Address

Harding Hall 225
Economics-Box 2220
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Dr. Nacasius U. Ujah received his PhD in International Business majoring in Finance from Texas A&M International University. He joined South Dakota State University in 2016. Prior to joining SDSU, he was on faculty at the University of Nebraska at Kearney for two years . He has worked at Arvest Bank, ECOWAS, and on consulting projects.


PhD (2013) - International Business & Finance
MBA (2006) - International Business
BBA (2003) - Economics: emphasis International Trade

Awards and Honors

DME Research and Scholarship Incentive program for High Impact Research
John Becker Faculty Research Incentive Fund for High Impact Research
Graduate Scholarship @ Texas A&M International University
Southwestern Finance Association Doctoral Student Travel Fund
KPMG Finance Doctoral Student Association Travel Fund

Area(s) of Research

Corporate Governance
Capital Market & Structures
Dividend Policies
Emerging Markets
Executive Compensation
International Finance