Ninon Sutton joined the College of Business in 1998 and is a Bank of America professor in the Finance Department. She teaches courses in advanced corporate finance, working capital management, principles of finance and financial markets seminar.
Sutton's research interests are corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and market efficiency. Her work has been published in several journals including Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Business, and Financial Management, among others. She has been recognized for excellence in teaching, receiving the "President's Award for Faculty Excellence" in 2003 and "Presidential Young Faculty Award" in 2002. She also won the "Research and Creative Scholarship Award" twice, in 2000 and 2002.
Sutton earned a PhD from Florida State University, an MBA from Texas A & M University, and a BA from Mississippi State University. Before coming to USF, she was an instructor at Florida State. She is a member of the Financial Management Association, Southern Finance Association, and Eastern Finance Association.
- FIN 4414 - Advanced Corporate Finance
- FIN 7808 - Advanced Micro Finance
- "The Desire to Acquire and Long-Run IPO Underperformance," with Jim Brau and Robert Couch, 2012, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, volume 47, issue 03, pp. 493-510.
- "How Does National Culture Impact Internalization Benefits in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions?" with Tanja Steigner, Financial Review, Vol. 46, February 2011, pp. 103-125.
- "Dual-Track versus Single-Track Sell-Outs: An Empirical Analysis of Competing Harvest Strategies," with Jim Brau and Nile Hatch, Journal of Business Venturing, Vol. 25, 4, July 2010, pp. 389-402.
Dr. Sutton has served on numerous dissertation committees and is actively involved in the finance doctoral program.