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Martin, Kenneth (Department Head)


Finance Department
Student-Managed Investment Fund (SMIF)


Department Head
2012: New Mexico Professor of the Year
2005 to present: Regents Professor
Work Phone: 575.646.3201
Fax: 575.646.2820
Building and Room Number: BC 222

Affiliated Programs

Financial Markets Trading Lab
Graduate Certificate in Finance
Graduate Finance Specialization
Insurance and Financial Services Center (IFSC) + News
Student-Managed Investment Fund (SMIF)
Western States School of Banking (WSSB) + News
Faculty Advisor: Financial Management Association (NMSU FMA)


Ken Martin + News

About Kenneth Martin

Dr. Kenneth J. Martin is a Regents Professor of Finance in the College of Business at New Mexico State University. He was named the 2012 New Mexico Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

He received his Ph.D. in Finance from Purdue University in 1987 and joined the faculty at NMSU in 1995. Dr. Martin teaches courses in corporate financial management, investment analysis, and financial information technology.

His research interests include executive compensation, corporate control and governance, the impact of mergers and acquisitions on shareholder wealth, and venture capital investment.

He is also the current director of NMSU’s Student-Managed Investment Fund.

Published: June 28, 2010 Updated: August 22, 2014 Permalink