Samuel Szewczyk

Samuel Szewczyk

Selected Works


Szewczyk, Samuel H., Marciukaityte, Dalia, and Varma, Raj, Voluntary versus Forced Financial Restatements: The Role of Board Independence. Financial Analysts Journal 65 (Oct 2009): 51-65.

Szewczyk, Samuel H., Marchiukaityte, Dalia, Uzen, Hatice, and Varma, Raj, Governance and Performance Changes after Accusations of Corporate Fraud. Financial Analysts Journal 62 (May 2006): 32-41.

Szewczyk, Samuel H., Marciukaityte, Dalia, and Varma, Raj, Investor Over Optimism and Private Equity Placements. Journal of Financial Research 28 (Dec 2005): 591-608.

Szewczyk, Samuel H., Uzun, Hatice, and Varma, Raj, The Structure of Corporate Boards and Committees and the Likely of Corporate Fraud,?. Financial Analysts Journal 60 (May 2004): 33-44.

Song, Wei-Ling, and Szewczyk, Samuel H., ?Does Coordinated Institutional Investor Activism Reverse the Fortune of Underperforming Firms??. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 38 (Jun 2003):

Schweitzer, Robert, Szewczyk, Samuel H., and Varma, Raj, The Effect of Bank Debt Downgrades on Stock Prices of Other Banks. Financial Review 36 (Dec 2001): 139-155.

Presented Research

Szewczyk, Samuel H., Liu, Yi, and Zantout, Zaher, The Post-Announcement Long Term Stock Price Performance of Dividend Reducing or Omitting Firms: Under-Reaction or Chance?, Multinational Finance Society: Edinburgh, Scotland, (Jul 2006):

Szewczyk, Samuel H., Governance and Performance Changes Following Accusations of Corporate Fraud, Multinational Finance Society: Athens, Greece, (Jul 2005):

Szewczyk, Samuel H., Why Firms are Selling Put Options on their stock: Separating Equilibrium through Synthetic Stock Repurchases, (Oct 2004):


Szewczyk, Samuel H., and Uzun, Hatice, An Examination of the Relationship between Corporate Fraud and Effectiveness of Internal and External Monitoring, Multinational Finance Society Sep 2003. (Sep 2003):

Liu, Yi, Szewczyk, Samuel H., and Zantout, Zaher, Article Title: An Examination of the Long Run Market Reaction to Announcements of Dividend Omissions and Reductions, Multinational Finance Society Sep 2003. (Sep 2003):

Song, Wei-Ling, Szewczyk, Samuel H., and Tsetsekos, George, Multinational Finance Society, Multinational Finance Society Sep 2001. (Sep 2001):


BS Civil Engineering, Minor: Naval Science - Penn State University 1974
MBA Major: Finance, Minor: International Business - Penn State University 1981
PhD Major: Finance Minor Economics and Quantitative Business Analysis - Penn State University 1987