School of BusinessFaculty and Research

Miroslava Straska
Associate Professor
Area: Finance Insurance and Real Estate

Snead Hall
301 W. Main Street
PO Box 844000
Richmond, VA, 23284-4000
Office: B4145
Phone: (804) 828-1741
Fax: (804) 828-3972
Teaching Interests: Undergraduate: Financial Modeling, Investments, Financial Management; Graduate: Investments
Research Interests: Corporate finance, corporate governance, corporate investment, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate restructuring.

Dr. Straska joined the Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate in VCU's School of Business in August 2011. Prior to joining VCU she was a faculty member at Ohio University where she taught undergraduate courses in corporate finance, investments, and financial modeling. In July 2010, she received the Finance Teacher of the Year award from the graduating class of finance majors.
Published Intellectual Contributions
Journal Article
Straska, M., Waller, H. G. (2014). Antitakeover Provisions and Shareholder Wealth: A Survey of the Literature. (vol. 49 (4), pp.933-956). Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
Offenberg, D., Straska, M., Waller, H. G. (2014). Who Gains From Buying Bad Bidders?. (vol. 49 (2), pp.513-540). Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
Sibilkov, V., Straska, M., Waller, H. G. (2013). The Value Implications of Restrictions on Asset Sales. (vol. 22 (3), pp.98-108). Review of Financial Economics.
Sibilkov, V., Straska, M., Waller, H. G. (2013). Do Firms Use M&A Business to Pay for Analyst Coverage?. (vol. 48 (4), pp.725-751). The Financial Review.
Straska, M., Waller, H. G., Yu, Y. (2012). Does Investment Improve When Firms Go Private?. (vol. 38 (2), pp.124-142). Managerial Finance.
Waller, H., Straska, M. (2010). Do Antitakeover Provisions Harm Shareholders?. (4 ed., vol. 16, pp.487-498). Journal of Corporate Finance.