Faculty Profile  Faculty ProfileLast Modified Time: 11:09:40 AM Wed, 19 Aug 2009 
 John W. Kensinger
 Contact Information
John W. Kensinger
Professor-Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Law
 
Office LocationBLB, Room No.: 336B 
Email  kensinge@unt.edu   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership-Permanent   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Other   Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest 1984
Ph.D.   Ohio State University 1983
M.B.A.   University of Utah 1974
B.A.   Miami University 1968
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Fall 2015FINA4500001International Finance Download Syllabus
Spring 2015FINA4500003International Finance Download Syllabus
Fall 2014FINA4500001International Finance Download Syllabus
Spring 2014FINA4500001International Finance Download Syllabus
Fall 2013FINA4500002International Finance Download Syllabus
Spring 2013FINA4500003International Finance Download Syllabus
Fall 2012FINA4500002International Finance Download Syllabus
Spring 2012FINA4500003International Finance Download Syllabus
Spring 2011FINA4500003International Finance Download Syllabus
Spring 2010FINA5700001Integrative Capstone Course in Finance12 
Spring 2010FINA5220002Theory and Application of Financial Derivatives24 
Fall 2011FINA6014001Seminar in Investments, Modern Portfolio The  
Fall 2011FINA4500002International Finance Download Syllabus
Fall 2010FINA4500002International Finance Download Syllabus
Fall 2009FINA6010002Seminar in Business Administration12 
Fall 2009FINA4500002International Finance156 
toggle toggle  Research and Expertise
 
John
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
1994-2012Professor of Finance  University of North Texas
2001-2003Visiting Professor of Finance  The School of Finance and Management of the German Bank Academy
1991-1994Associate Professor of Finance  University of North Texas
1985-1991Assistant Professor of Finance  University of Texas at Austin
1985Visiting Professor of Finance  Southern Methodist University
1983-1984Lecturer in Finance  University of Texas at Austin
1978-1982Assistant Professor of Finance  Southern Methodist University
1975-1978Graduate Teaching and Research Associate  Ohio State University
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
2014-2015404020
2013-2014404020
2012-2013404020
2011-2012404020
2010-2011404020
2009-2010404020
toggle toggle Publications
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  YearPublication  Type
2010
Accepted/In-press
"Research in Finance, Volume 26 - "
 
John Kensinger; ; ; ;
Emerald Publishing Group Ltd.
Book
2010
Accepted/In-press
Managing Real Options in Not-for-Profit Organizations: The Case of Shell Space
 
John Kensinger; Stanley Crawford; ; ;
Research In Finance
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2009
Published
On the Estimation of Risk Premium in the Gold Futures Market: Using the Goldman Sachs Commodity Index (GSCI) Approach
 
Helen Xu; Eric Lin; John Kensinger; ;
Southwest Finance Association
Abstracts and Proceedings
2009
Published
Voluntary Disclosure of Real Options: When and How It Can Be Done
 
Andrew Chen; James Conover; John Kensinger; ;
Research In Finance
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2008
Published
Changes in Trading Volume and Return Volatility Associated with S&P 500 Additions and Deletions
 
Eric Lin; John Kensinger; ; ;
Midwest Finance Association
Abstracts and Proceedings
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
1994Financial Management Association Annual MeetingEditor: Academic PRJ 
1993Financial Management Association Annual MeetingEditor: Academic PRJ 
1992Financial Management Association Annual MeetingEditor: Academic PRJ 
toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
  Presentations/Projects per page   
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Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
2009 2009 On the Estimation of Risk Premium in the Gold Futures Market: Using the Goldman Sachs Commodity Index (GSCI) Approach - Southwest Finance Association - Oklahoma City - Oklahoma
2008 2008 Private Equity Acquisitions as Real Options Portfolios - Real Options Conference - Rio De Janerio - Brazil
2008 2008 Changes in Trading Volume and Return Volatility Associated with S&P 500 Additions and Deletions - Southwest Finance Association - Houston - Texas
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2000PDI-College of Business Fellowship"PDI-College of Business Fellowship, UNT, 2000-2001"$0OtherActive
2000Faculty Research Grant"Faculty Research Grant, UNT, 2000"$0OtherActive
1994Faculty Research Grant"Faculty Research Grant, UNT, 1994"$0OtherActive
1992Grant for Instructional Development"Grant for Instructional Development, UNT, 1992"$0OtherActive
1990Project Quest Grant for Instructional Software Development"Project Quest Grant for Instructional Software Development (two grants of computer equipment and software), University of Texas, 1987, 1990"$0OtherActive
1989College of Business Academic Development Grant"College of Business Academic Development Grant, University of Texas, 1989"$0OtherActive
1988College of Business Summer Research GrantCollege of Business Summer Research Grants$0OtherActive
1987Project Quest Grant for Instructional Software Development"Project Quest Grant for Instructional Software Development (two grants of computer equipment and software), University of Texas, 1987, 1990"$0OtherActive
1986College of Business Summer Research GrantCollege of Business Summer Research Grants$0OtherActive
1985College of Business Summer Research Grants"College of Business Summer Research Grants, University of Texas,"$0OtherActive
toggle toggle Peer Reviewer Activities
YearAgency/OrganizationField of Expertise
2006Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
2005Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
2004Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
2003Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
2002Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
2001Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
2000Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
1999Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
1998Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
1997Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
1996Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
1995Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
1994Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
1993Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
1992Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
1991Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
1990Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
1989Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
1988Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
1987Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
1986Institutional InvestorReviewer: Book / Textbook
toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2005Departmental Personnel Action CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
2005University Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
2004Departmental Personnel Action CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
2004University Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
2003Departmental Personnel Action CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
2003University Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
2002University Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
2001University Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
2000University Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
2000University Writing CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
2000University Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
2000University Faculty Salary Study CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1999University Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1999University Writing CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1999University Faculty Salary Study CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1999University Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1998University Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1998Faculty Senate Awards CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1998University Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1998University Writing CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1997University Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1997University Writing CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1997University Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1997Faculty Senate Awards CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1997University Committee on the 42-hour CoreCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1996University Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1996University Writing CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1996University Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1996Faculty Senate Awards CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1996Faculty Senate Awards CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1995Faculty Senate Awards CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1995University Writing CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1995University Research CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1995Faculty Senate Awards CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1995University Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1995University Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1994Faculty Senate Standing Committee on Faculty/Staff BenefitsCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1994University Standing Committee on InsuranceCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1994University Research CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1994Faculty Senate Standing Committee on Faculty/Staff BenefitsCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1994Faculty Senate Awards CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1994Faculty Senate Awards CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1993Faculty Senate Salary Study CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1993Faculty Senate Standing Committee on Faculty/Staff BenefitsCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1993University Research CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1993Faculty Senate Awards CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1993University Standing Committee on InsuranceCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1993Faculty Senate Awards CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1993Faculty Senate Standing Committee on Faculty/Staff BenefitsCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1992University Standing Committee on InsuranceCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1992Faculty Senate Standing Committee on Faculty/Staff BenefitsCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1992University Research CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1992University Committee on Academic MisconductCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1992Faculty Senate Standing Committee on Faculty/Staff BenefitsCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1991Faculty Senate Standing Committee on Faculty/Staff BenefitsCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1991Faculty Senate Standing Committee on Faculty/Staff BenefitsCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1990"Course Coordinator, MBA Core Course in Finance"Committee MemberUniversity committee
1990Finance Department Library CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1989Finance Department Library CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1989College of Business Standing Committee on the Honors ProgramCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1989"Course Coordinator, MBA Core Course in Finance"Committee MemberUniversity committee
1988College of Business Standing Committee on the Honors ProgramCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1988College of Business Associate/Assistant Professor Budget Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1987Finance Department Undergraduate Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1987Finance Department Scholarship Selection Committee for the James C. DolleyCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1987"Course Coordinator, Undergraduate Capstone Course, Integrative Finance"Committee MemberUniversity committee
1987Judging Committee for the Moot Corporation Competition for Best Business PlanCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1987College of Business Standing Committee on the Honors ProgramCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1987Plan II Honors Program FacultyCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1986Finance Department Committee on Integrating Computers into the ClassroomCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1986Finance Department Undergraduate Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1986College of Business Standing Committee on the Honors ProgramCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1986"Course Coordinator, Undergraduate Capstone Course, Integrative Finance"Committee MemberUniversity committee
1985Finance Department Undergraduate Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1981Faculty Senate Standing Committee on University ScholarshipsCommittee MemberUniversity committee
1980Faculty Senate Standing Committee on University ScholarshipsCommittee MemberUniversity committee
toggle toggle Memberships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
 American Finance Association  
 Financial Management Association  
 Southern Finance Association  
 Southwestern Finance Association  
 Western Finance Association  
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2007Listed in Marquis' Who's Who in America 61st Edition (2007)Marquis
2007"Listed in Marquis' Who's Who in Finance and Business 35th Edition (2006-2007), previously listed in the 28th through 34th editions."Marquis
2006"Listed in Marquis' Who's Who in Finance and Business 35th Edition (2006-2007), previously listed in the 28th through 34th editions."Marquis
2001Professional Development Institute/ College of Business Administration Fellowship Award (2000-2001)Professional Development Institute/ College of Business Administration
2001"Research Award from the Department of Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, and Law, University of North Texas (1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001)"University of North Texas
2000"Research Award from the Department of Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, and Law, University of North Texas (1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001)"University of North Texas
2000Professional Development Institute/ College of Business Administration Fellowship Award (2000-2001)Professional Development Institute/ College of Business Administration
1999"Research Award from the Department of Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, and Law, University of North Texas (1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001)"University of North Texas
1998"Research Award from the Department of Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, and Law, University of North Texas (1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001)"University of North Texas
1997"Research Award from the Department of Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, and Law, University of North Texas (1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001)"University of North Texas
1997Listed in Marquis' Who's Who in American Education 5th Edition (1996-97)Marquis
1996Listed in Marquis' Who's Who in the South and Southwest 24th Edition (1995-96)Marquis
1996Listed in Marquis' Who's Who in American Education 5th Edition (1996-97)Marquis
1996Listed in Marquis' Who's Who in the World 13th Edition (1996)Marquis
1996"Research Award from the Department of Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, and Law, University of North Texas (1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001)"University of North Texas
1995Listed in Marquis' Who's Who in the South and Southwest 24th Edition (1995-96)Marquis
1995"Research Award from the Department of Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, and Law, University of North Texas (1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001)"University of North Texas
1994"Research Award from the Department of Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, and Law, University of North Texas (1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001)"University of North Texas
1993"Research Award from the Department of Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, and Law, University of North Texas (1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001)"University of North Texas
1992"Research Award from the Department of Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, and Law, University of North Texas (1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001)"University of North Texas
1990"College of Business Administration Foundation Advisory Council Award for Teaching Innovation, University of Texas at Austin (1990)"University of Texas at Austin
1989"Nominated for the Friar Centennial Teaching Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin (1989)"University of Texas at Austin
1988"Nominated by the Finance Department for the Texas Excellence Teaching Award, University of Texas at Austin (1988)"University of Texas at Austin
1988"Nominated by student election for the Graduate Business Council Teaching Award for Outstanding Professor in the MBA Core, University of Texas at Austin (Spring 1987, Fall 1987, Spring 1988)"University of Texas at Austin
1987"Nominated by the Finance Department for the Hank and Mary Harkins Foundation Award for Effective Teaching in Large Undergraduate Classes, University of Texas at Austin (1987, 1989)"University of Texas at Austin
1987"Nominated by the Finance Department for the Hank and Mary Harkins Foundation Award for Effective Teaching in Large Undergraduate Classes, University of Texas at Austin (1987, 1989)"University of Texas at Austin
1987"Nominated by student election for the Graduate Business Council Teaching Award for Outstanding Professor in the MBA Core, University of Texas at Austin (Spring 1987, Fall 1987, Spring 1988)"University of Texas at Austin
1986"Superior Presentation Performance Award, Financial Management Association Meetings (1986)"Financial Management Association Meetings
1976Inducted into Phi Alpha Kappa finance student honorary fraternity (1976)Phi Alpha Kappa
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