Chris Pantzalis is a Professor of Finance, holds a Bank of America Professorship and is a member of the USF Executive MBA faculty. He is teaching MBA courses and a PhD seminar on financial markets. The recipient of the 2003 University President's Award for Faculty Excellence and the USF Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in 2001, Pantzalis received the Muma College of Business Research Award in 2002, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2011.
Pantzalis' research interests are in the areas of market efficiency, international finance, corporate finance, and in the research area where finance overlaps with political science. His work has been published in prestigious academic journals, such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Financial Management, the Journal of International Business Studies, The Financial Analysts Journal, and the Journal of Banking and Finance, among others. He is the recipient of the prestigious Graham and Dodd Award for Excellence for the article "Divergent Opinions and the Performance of Value stocks", published in the Financial Analysts Journal.
He earned a PhD from Baruch College of the City University of New York. Pantzalis joined the USF faculty in 1998. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Multinational Financial Management.
- FIN 6605 - International Financial Management
- FIN 6934 - Financial Management
- FIN 7817 - Financial Markets
- Aabo, Tom, Christos Pantzalis, and Maja Stoholm Sørensen, 2012, "Game hoarding in Europe: Stock-price consequences of local bias," Forthcoming in European Journal of Finance.
- Kim, Chansog, Christos Pantzalis and Jung Chul Park, "Political Geography and Stock Returns: The Value and Risk Implications of Proximity to Political Power," Forthcoming in Journal of Financial Economics.
- Aabo, Tom, and Christos Pantzalis, 2011, "In or Out: The Effect of Euro Membership on The Exercise of Real Business Options," European Journal of Finance 17 (4), 259–284.
- Member of the Research and Scholarship Committee of the USF Muma College of Business