Tanja Kirmse

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Ph.D. Student, Finance (2022 expected)
Department of Finance, LeBow College of Business
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Master of Science in Finance (2017)
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance and Accounting Major (2016)
St. Bonaventure University, Olean, NY

Teaching Experience

• FIN301 (Online) : Introduction to Finance - Summer 2020 - Instructor
• FIN301 : Introduction to Finance - Fall 2019 - Instructor
• FIN 640: Mergers and Acquisitions - Winter 2018 - Teaching Assistant


• Corporate Governance Center Fellow, Drexel University
• Blue Graduate College Fellowship, Drexel University
• Departmental Fellowship, Drexel University
• Ronald and Alice Chung Scholarship in Financial Innovation and Technology, Drexel University
• General Excellence in the Business Curriculum, St. Bonaventure University
• Dr. Pierre Bretey Award for excellence in the Finance major, St. Bonaventure University
• Francis E. Kelley Award for outstanding academic achievements, Oxford University
• Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

College News

Tanja Kirmse is far from a typical first-year PhD student. Outside of her academic work, she’s a member of the Drexel women’s swimming and diving team.