Alina Klein, PhD

Assistant Professor of Finance

Alina Klein


Schewel 317

Degrees and Certifications

  • PhD in Economics
    West Virginia University
  • BS in Economics
    Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest, Romania


  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Lynchburg College
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, West Virginia University

Teaching Areas

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • International Economics
  • Financial Economics

Publications and Presentations

  • “Combining Mean Reversion and Momentum Trading Strategies in Foreign Exchange Markets,” Journal of Banking & Finance 34 no. 11 (2010): 2720-2727. (Published under maiden name, Alina F. Serban.)
  • Presentation at the FMA Conference, New York, N.Y., October 20-23, 2010.
  • Presentation, discussion and session chair at the MFA Conference, Las Vegas, NV, February 24-27, 2010.
  • Presentation at the SEA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, November 21-23, 2009.

Honors and Awards

  • Midwest Finance Association graduate student travel grant, 2010
  • Kaiser Best Doctoral Student Award, West Virginia University, 2009
  • Southern Economic Association Doctoral Student Award, 2009

Professional Affiliation

  • Member of the Financial Management Association