Murad Antia

Murad Antia

Instructor II
Room: BSN 3121
Phone: (813) 974-6350
Fax: (813) 974-3084

Murad Antia is an instructor with the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance, where he teaches financial statement analysis and investments, working with the college's top scholars. He received the university's Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in 2004 and 2009 and the Kahn Teaching Award for 2006/07. He also received the 2010/11 Outstanding Research Award for Instructors.

Antia is an expert in portfolio management and has many years of experience managing equity, trust, foundation and retirement accounts. He has published articles in the Financial Analysts Journal, the Journal of Investing, the Journal of Financial Research, the Investment Management Review and the Journal of Multinational Financial Management, among others. He also reviews books for the Financial Analyst Journal.

Antia earned a PhD from the University of Houston and an MBA from Duke University. He has held senior-level positions in several area financial institutions, including Barnett Banks Trust Company and AmSouth Bank. He served as an assistant professor at USF for two years early in his career and returned to the university in 2000.


  • FIN 4461 -Financial Statement Analysis
  • FIN 4504 - Principles of Investments
  • FIN 6515 - Principles of Investments
  • FIN 6465 -Financial Statement Analysis
  • Student Investment Fund

Recent Research

  • "Preferred Stock Awards: A Novel Idea for Manager Compensation," (2009),Compensation and Benefits Review.

  • "The Need for Policy Focused Finance Research," (2018), Rutgers Business Review.

  • "Regulations and Economic Welfare," (2018), Muma Business Review.

  • "Political Geography and Corporate Political Strategy," (2013), with Incheol Kim and Christos Pantzalis, Journal of Corporate Finance.

  • "Should the SEC Outsource Research to Academia?" (2013), with Meyer, R., Financial Analysts Journal.


  • Member, Muma College of Business Scholarships and Financial Aid Committee
  • Member, Muma College of Business Undergraduate Teaching Awards
  • Ad Hoc MBA Committee