Staff listing

Find out more about staff members at Deakin Business School's Department of Finance. Here you can see staff profiles, link through to their publications and get in touch.


Head of Department
Professor Ed Lin

Director of Research
Dr Mike Mao

Director of HDR
Dr Saikat Sovan Deb

Director of International
Associate Professor Harminder Singh

Director of Teaching 
Professor Monica Keneley

Director of Industry Engagement
Dr Nicole Johnston


Associate Professors

Senior Lecturers


Associate Lecturer

Administrative staff

Current HDR students

P = Principal
A = Associate

Name Thesis titleSupervisor
Arkaja Chakraverty Labor Mobility and Corporate Innovation Harminder Singh (P)
Michael Dominic D'Rosario Three essays on Telecommunications Economics Paresh Narayan (P)
Neluka Devpura Three essays on Asset Pricing Paresh Narayan (P)
Duc Anh Le

Refinancing Constraint and Overinvestment Tapering

Harminder Singh (P)
Tongxia Li Three essays on Corporate Governance and Corporate Finance Chien-Ting Lin (P)
Bernard Njindan Lyke Three essays in Banking and Finance Paresh Narayan (P)
Dianne Thomson What is the future for mutual financial institutions? Monica Keneley (P)
Shukai Chen

How does financial constraint and ownership structure affect payout policy

Ning Gong (P)
Eva Lei Shi

Momentum with Exchange-Traded Funds, Transaction Costs and Idiosyncratic Risk

Daisy Doan (P)
Amanjot Singh

An Empirical Investigation of Volatility Spillover Effects Between BRICS  Equity Markets

Saikat Sovan Deb (P)
Ching Hin Wong

Does Exploiting the Heteroscedasticity in the Measurement Error of the High Frequency Measures of Volatility Produce Superior Forecasts?

Mike Mao (P)