Ryan McKeon

Assistant Professor in Finance
Ryan McKeon
(619) 260-7868
Office Location
Olin Hall 112
  • Ph.D. University of Georgia, Finance
  • Bachelor of Commerce University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
Areas of Expertise

Selected Publications

  • Short-Sale Constraints and Securities Lending by Exchange-Traded Funds
  • Returns From Trading Call Options
  • Variation in Option Returns: the Importance of Moneyness, Maturity and Skewness
  • What Caused the 1987 Stock Market Crash and Lessons for the 2008 Crash


Prior to pursuing his Ph.D. at the University of Georgia, Ryan McKeon worked in London for three years, first for Goldman Sachs then Credit Suisse First Boston in Fixed Income Derivatives Operations. McKeon taught six different finance courses, including International Finance, for the evening MBA program at the University of Georgia. While at USD he will focus on teaching the undergraduate investments course.McKeon’s research interests include asset pricing, derivative products and markets, portfolio management, and fund performance.