Dr. Marek R. Marciniak


Dr. Marek Marciniak is an Associate Professor of Finance at West Chester University's Department of Economics and Finance. He earned his Ph.D. degree in 2013 at Florida Atlantic University. His teaching interests include contemporary issues in finance, financial modelling in Excel, and risk management. Dr. Marciniak's areas of research revolve around financial markets, insider trading, S&P indices, index investing, Altman Z-score, risk management, and personal finance. He has published articles in Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, Applied Financial Economics, Journal of Economics and Business, Journal of Economics and Finance, and The Global Business and Finance Review. He has presented his research at Eastern Finance Association conferences.


  • B.A., Teachers Training College (Poland, 1994)
  • M.A., University of Silesia (Poland, 1996)
  • M.A., Eastern Illinois University (1998) M.B.A. Eastern Illinois University (2005)
  • Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University (2013)

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