AUM Faculty & Staff
Professor; Distinguished Chair | College of Business
Dr. Hahn is the distinguished teaching professor in finance at Auburn University at Montgomery. He joined AUM in 2006 after serving at University of Idaho from 2001 to 2006 and at University of Alabama in 2021. At AUM, he has taught primarily intermediate financial management (FINA3620) and entrepreneurial finance (FINA 3500) for undergraduate and financial valuation (FINA6630) for graduate. As the faculty advisor to investment club, he coached student teams to participate in competitions such as CFA Institute Research Challenge and Private Business Valuation Challenge and took students to investment forums like Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.). Dr. Hahn obtained his M.B.A. degree from University of Missouri at Columbia in 1995 and his Ph. D. in finance from University of Alabama in 2000. He has published more than 30 academic research articles in the referred academic journals such as Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and Journal of Financial Research, and Review of Financial Economics. He has been awarded numerous research grants and recognitions. He is currently the editor of Southern Business and Economic Journal published by the college of business at AUM.
Professor | College of Business
Dr. Mary Kiker is a Professor of Management who started teaching at AUM in 1999. She has a Ph.D. in Management from the University of Florida, and a BSBA and MBA from Creighton University. She teaches a variety of classes in Management at the undergraduate and graduate level, including Organizational Behavior, Managing People, Human Resource Management, Strategic Human Resource Management, and Training and Development. Her research interests revolve around servant leadership, organizational citizenship behaviors, interview validity, and job choice. She has published many articles in high quality journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, and Journal of Marketing and Management Research.