Joseph Onochie is an associate professor of finance in the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College. Dr. Onochie has taught courses in corporate finance, derivative securities, investments, managerial finance, mergers & acquisitions, financial risk management, and health care finance. His current research interests can be broadly classified into four topical areas: the structure of financial asset prices; the impact of commodity price changes on the macro-economy; the study of financial systems; and the nexus of entrepreneurship and finance. His work has been published in both academic journals and practitioner outlets, including the Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, Journal of Small Business Management, Analyse Financiere (France), and Revue Banque (France). Recently his co-authored paper won the Burkhead Award for the Best Article Published in 2013 in Public Budgeting & Finance. His degrees include an MBA in finance from Tulane University, an MS in engineering management from University of Louisiana, and an MA in economics and a PhD in financial economics from the University of New Orleans.