Dr. R. Daniel Pace
- Position: Professor
- Department: Accounting and Finance
- Office Location: Bldg 76 Room 220
- Campus: 8504742201
Dr. R. Daniel Pace teaches Securities Analysis and Portfolio Management, Corporate Finance (MBA), Commercial Bank Management and other courses, including Financial Theory and Practice.
Pace and a colleague conducted a study which won the Best Educational Research Paper award from the 2012 Academy of Business Education/Financial Education Conference. The title was “Student Evaluations of Finance Faculty: Perceived Difficulty Means Lower Faculty Evaluations.”
Pace’s work has appeared in International Journal of Business, Journal of Financial Education, Journal of Futures Market and Journal of Investing. Topics range from futures markets of soybean and corn in the United States and China to cash flow versus earnings valuations, and the impact of the Congressional calendar on the stock market.
The College of Business recognized Pace’s work in 2016 by naming him winner of its Best of Strictly Business award for faculty members.
Pace wrote a book that explored how expanded bank powers could affect the banking industry. Limitations on the Business of Banking: An Analysis of Expanded Securities, Insurance, Insurance, and Real Estate Activities used expanded data to provide a more complete picture than previous studies.
Pace has a B.A. from Furman University, a M.B.A. from Emory University and a Ph.D. from Florida State University. He is very active in pedagogy, expanding test banks for textbooks and serving as a subject matter expert for Aplia, which tries to increase student effort to significantly improve outcomes and elevate thinking.