Ryan McKeon

Associate Professor of Finance
Ryan McKeon
(619) 260-7868
Office Location
Olin Hall 112
  • PhD, University of Georgia, Finance
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
Areas of Expertise
Finance, International Business

Selected Publications

  • Options Traders Reacting to Bad News: The SEC versus Goldman Sachs, International Research Journal of Applied Finance
  • Short-Sale Constraints and Securities Lending by Exchange-Traded Funds, Managerial Finance
  • Returns From Trading Call Options, Journal of Investing
  • Variation in Option Returns: the Importance of Moneyness, Maturity and Skewness, Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting
  • What Caused the 1987 Stock Market Crash and Lessons for the 2008 Crash, Review of Accounting and Finance


Prior to pursuing hisPhD 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. In SBA, he focuses on teaching the undergraduate investments course.McKeon’s research interests include asset pricing, derivative products and markets, portfolio management and fund performance.