Oksana Pryshchepa holds a PhD degree in Finance from Lancaster University. Prior to joining Birmingham Business School as a lecturer in Finance in August 2014, she worked as a Developmental Lecturer in Finance at Lancaster University Management School.
Oksana’s current research interests are empirical issues in corporate finance and corporate governance. Specifically, she focuses on shareholder-manager and shareholder-debtholder conflicts of interests in corporations, agency conflicts in financially distressed firms, managerial risk-taking and on understanding of the role of corporate governance regulations in mitigating the agency conflicts.
Oksana is also a Visiting Researcher at the Department of Accounting & Finance at the University of Lancaster Management School and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is also a member of the American Finance Association (AFA) and European Finance Association (EFA).