A/PROF Sean Pinder

A/PROF Sean Pinder

Positions

  • Capital raisings
  • Corporate finance decisions
  • Derivatives

Overview

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  • Before taking up this position in 2001, Sean lectured at the University of Newcastle and prior to that at Monash University. Sean has also taught at the postgraduate level at Lancaster University in England and has undertaken a range of consulting activities for firms operating in both the domestic and international marketplace. He has developed and delivered professional short-courses on treasury risk management, derivatives and capital budgeting issues for major Australian and international companies. Sean has a well-developed research profile with his work appearing in leading Australian and international journals and has received a number of prizes for his research work. Sean is a coauthor of the widely used McGraw-Hill textbook, Business Finance . In both its 9th and 11th editions the text was awarded an Australian Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing by the Australian Publishers Association. In July 2007 Sean was awarded the Pearson Education Accounting/Finance Lecturer of the Year Award , endorsed by the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand. In 2009 Sean was awarded a Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council for “the development and implementation of numerous effective innovations in teaching finance and the successful engagement with practitioners in these innovations”. In 2013 Sean was awarded the Carol Johnston Excellence in Teaching Award by the Faculty of Business and Economics for "distinguished achievements in and commitment to teaching, supporting student learning, and providing leadership in enhancing learning and teaching". In that year Sean also was awarded the Edward Brown Award for Teaching Excellence by the University of Melbourne. This is an annual, University-wide teaching award that recognises overall teaching excellence. In 2016 Sean, along with Professor Paul   

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Investigator on

Additional Grant Information

    1. $15,000 for the project titled The Impact of Anonymous Trading on SFE Market Microstructure awarded by the Melbourne Centre for Financial Studies (with C. Brown) awarded in December 2006
    2. $7,000 for the project titled International Evidence on the Other January Effect awarded by the Melbourne Centre for Financial Studies (with S.A. Easton) awarded in December 2006
    3. $11,400 Teaching Innovation Grant for The Development of Flexible Assessment Tools for Quantitative-Based Finance Subjects (with A. Lamba) awarded in August 2006.
    4. $2,496 Teaching Innovation Grant (with matching funds from the department) for a pilot-run of the project FinanceNow! awarded in January 2007.  
       

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, The University of Newcastle 2001
  • BCom (Hons), Monash University 1995

Awards and honors

  • Excellence in Engagement - Teaching, The University of Melbourne, 2016
  • Outstanding Paper Award Winner, Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013, 2013
  • Edward Brown Award for Teaching Excellence 2012, The University of Melbourne, 2013
  • Carol Johnston Excellence in Teaching Award 2012, Faculty of Business and Economics, 2012
  • Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning 2009, Australian Learning and Teaching Council, 2009
  • Best Paper Prize - 2008 Annual Conference, Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2008
  • Accounting and Finance Lecturer of the Year, Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand and Pearson Education, 2007
  • Best Manuscript Award, Financial Management Association - Asian Finance Association, 2005

Supervision

Available for supervision

  • Y