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Kevin Okoeguale , Ph.D.

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Department: Finance
Phone: 925-631-4596
Office Location: Galileo Room 327

Professional Overview

Bio: Dr. Kevin Okoeguale holds a PhD in finance from the University of Georgia, an MS in Finance from the University of Rochester, and an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Kennesaw State University. He has worked in academic and consulting capacities, including full time at Deloitte Consulting.

He is currently an Associate Professor of Finance at Saint Mary’s College of California, in the School of Economics and Business Administration (SEBA). He conducts corporate finance research primarily in the field of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). 

Courses Taught: 

  • Financial Management
  • Investments
  • Managerial Finance
  • Advanced Finance
  • Fixed Income Analysis


  • Loveland, R., Mulherin, H., Okoeguale, K. (2021). Deregulation, Listing and Delisting. Journal of Corporate Finance.
  • Krolikowski, M. W., Okoeguale, K. (2019). Economic Shocks, Competition and Merger activity. Journal of Business Accounting and Finance Perspectives, 1(1).
  • Loveland, R. and K. Okoeguale (2018). Competition and Merger Activity in the U.S. Telecommunications Industry, Journal of Financial Research 41, 33-65.
  • Loveland, R. and K. Okoeguale (2017). Telecommunications Deregulation and the Motives for Mergers, Journal of Economics and Business 94, 15-31.
  • Okoeguale, K. (2017). Effectiveness of Bidders Internal Governance Structure, Global Economy and Finance Journal 10, 1-23.
  • Loveland, R. and K. Okoeguale (2016). Uncertainty and Misvaluation? New Evidence on Determinants of Merger Activity from the Banking Industry, The Financial Review 51, 225-261.


  • PhD, Finance. Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, 2012
  • MS, Finance. Simon School of Business, University of Rochester, 2004
  • MBA, Finance. Kennesaw State University, 1999
  • BS, Accounting. University of Benin, 1995