PhD, University of Oklahoma

MA, Miami University of Ohio

BS, St. Mary’s University



Lehigh University (2008 – Present)

Teach Investments, Corporate Finance at the undergraduate and graduate level

Co-organizer Finance Department Research Seminar Series

Chair of Honorary degrees committee (2013-2014)

Member of Disciplinary Appeals Committee (2012 – 2014)

Member of MS Analytical Finance redesign committee (2012-2013)Academic Advisor for 20-25 students (2009 – Present)



FMA Annual Meeting Program Committee (2009 and 2013)

FMA Asia Annual Meeting Program Committee (2010)

FMA Annual Meeting Paper Award Committee (2007 and 2009)

FMA Annual Meeting Dissertation Award Committee (2008)

Invited presentations at Villanova University, University of Wyoming and University of Delaware

Ad-hoc referee for Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Financial Review, Journal of Financial        Research, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Economics and Finance, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance,   Review of Financial Economics, Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies, Journal of Economics and Business, the African   Journal of Business Management and the Journal of Media Economics.

Professional meetings (presenter): FMA Annual meeting (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011 and 2013) European meeting of FMA, (2006, 2007,  and 2012, Financial Management Association, Asian Finance Association (2011), Symposium on International Corporate Finance and Governance (2010), Finance and Governance Conference, Australia (2010), Multinational Finance Society, Crete, Greece (2009), and American Finance Association, (2008), 

President of the Two Brothers Foundation



Jesus M Salas

Title: Francis J. Ingrassia Assistant Professor of Finance

Office Phone: 610-758-3238

Office Location: Rauch 448



Link to current working papers


Finance Department Seminar Series