Abdullah Noman

Dr. Abdullah Noman

Abdullah Noman, Ph.D., CFP®

Associate Professor of Finance

James A. Thomas Hall, 218



Dr. Noman is an associate professor of finance in the Thomas School of Business. Previously, he worked at Buena Vista University in Iowa as an associate professor and at Nicholls State University in Louisiana as an assistant professor. He is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) as well as a Certified Personal Finance Counselor (CPFC). He passed the Security Industry Essentials (SEI) and Series 65 exams administered by the Financial Regulatory Authority (FINRA). He is active in Pro–Bono financial advising and a financial helpline volunteer with the Savvy Ladies.

Dr. Noman’s research interest includes behavioral and personal finance, socially responsible investing and asset pricing, He has published in several academic journals. Some recent publications include the following:

Athari, M., Naka, A., and Noman, A. (2021) “Predicting Equity Premium with Adjusted Dividend–Price Ratio: The U.S. and International Evidence”, Review of Accounting and Finance, 20 (3/4), pp. 217–247

Alhassan, A., Naka, A. and Noman, A. (2021) “Oil Market Factors as a Source of Commonality in Liquidity in International Equity Markets”, Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 14 (8), pp 1 – 33

Izadi, S. and Noman, A. (2020) "Absence of the weekend effect and industry-style portfolios", Journal of Financial Economic Policy, 12(4), pp. 463-475

Noman, A., Naka, A., and Athari, M. (2019) “Predicting Return on Socially Responsible Investment Funds with Market Fundamental and Consumer Confidence”, Banking and Finance Review, 11(2), 1–19

His research has also been presented in several academic conferences including Southwestern Finance Association, Southern Finance Association, Eastern Finance Association and Academy of Economics and Finance annual meetings.