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Arturo Rodriguez
Assistant Professor
School of Acctg, Finan, & Info Serv
HMPH 349
318-342-1202
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Arturo Rodriguez, DM
Assistant Professor, Finance

Education

DM

2007, Management
Colorado Technical University

MBA

1999, Leadership
Harding University

BBA

1998, Marketing and International Business
Harding University

Biographical Sketch

Arturo Rodriguez holds a Doctoral degree in Organization Development and Change Management from Colorado Technical University. He was a commercial lender and Assistant Vice President for community banks in New Mexico and Colorado, and has had 7 years of experience in different facets of banking. He currently serves as Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

Arturo Rodriguez is originally from Durango City, Mexico and came to the U.S. on a tennis scholarship to play for Harding University in Searcy, AR. He was inducted into Harding University's sports Hall of Fame in 2012. He was a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics All-American student athlete in 1995 and 1997.

Licensure & Certification

Credit Analyst I, Zions Bancorporation (Vectra Bank Colorado). (April 2004 - Present)

Research Interests

Arturo Rodriguez has and continues to conduct research in the topics of Organization Development and Change Management applied to banking and lending operations, as well as Financial Management. Other research interests include topics such as forecasting, and financial analysis of banking institutions operations, and financial markets and currencies.

Recent Publications

Ardoin, E., Rodriguez, A. (2017). Negative Interest Rates and Possible Rift in Interest Rate Parity and Arbitrage (pp. 48-62). Ruston, LA: International Journal of Business, Accounting, and Finance.
Ardoin, E., Rodriguez, A., Tudor, A. (2016). Did commercial banks use the loan loss provision account to manage earnings around the 2008 financial crisis? (pp. 25-37). International Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives.
Rodriguez, R. A., Goodwin, E. (2015). A review of the profit potential and niche role of today’s community banks commercial lending divisions (pp. 9 - 17). Colorado Springs, CO: Organization Development Journal.
Ardoin, E., Rodriguez, R. A., Melancon, M. V. (2015). Book building VS open auction IPOs: Do firm characteristics drive the choice? An empirical analysis using U.S. data (pp. 17). International Journal of Business, Accounting, and Finance,.
Rodriguez, R. A. (2014). International student athletes and stress: Implications for American universities' administrators (pp. 39-47). Martin, TN: The Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education.
Rodriguez, R. A. (2008). Mergers and acquisitions in the banking industry: The human factor (pp. 63-73). Chesterlan, OH: Organization Development Institute: Organization Development Journal.
Rodriguez, R. A. (2012). Change management in the banking industry: Lessons learned (pp. 9-15). Chesterland, OH: Organization Development Journal.
Rodriguez, R. A., Goodwin, E., Melancon, M. (2013). Planning and forecasting: Findings from small and medium sized enterprises (pp. 61-73). International Journal of Management and Human Resources.

Research Grants

Rodriguez, R. A. (Co-Principal), Sutton, J. P. (Principal), Buffington, P. (Supporting), Foster, K. (Supporting), Gibson, F. (Supporting), "ULM Helps" (Funded), Sponsored By SAMSHA, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $. (2009 - 2012).

Awards & Honors

November 2014 Faculty Recognition Award.

October 2012 Business Symposium Brain Bowl Champions.

2012 Athletic Hall of Fame.

August 2011 Business Symposium Brain Bowl Champions.

Courses Taught

BMBA 5030INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, 2 course(s)

BUSN 1001BUSINESS AND SOCIETY, 17 course(s)

BUSN 3001INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, 1 course(s)

BUSN 5005FUND BUSN STAT OPERATIONS, 5 course(s)

ECON 2002Microeconomic Principles, 2 course(s)

FINA 3015BUSINESS FINANCE, 10 course(s)

FINA 4010PRINCIPLES OF BANK OPERATIONS, 2 course(s)

FINA 4015BUSINESS FINANCE, 1 course(s)

FRYS 1001Freshman Year Seminar, 2 course(s)

MGMT 3009OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, 11 course(s)

MGMT 4009STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT, 8 course(s)

MGMT 4014QUALITY MANAGEMENT, 2 course(s)

MGMT 4092TOPICS IN MANAGEMENT, 2 course(s)

MGMT 5019OPERATIONS & QUALITY MGT, 1 course(s)

ORGL 3350ISSUES IN ORG EFFECTIVENESS, 1 course(s)

QMDS 2010STATISTICS & QUALITY CONTROL, 40 course(s)