J. Markham Collins

J. Markham Collins

Edward E. and Helen T. Bartlett Foundation Professor of Business
Coordinator of International Business Programs
Helmerich Hall 302-E

In 2008, Professor J. Markham Collins served as Fulbright Scholar/Lecturer in Eger, Hungary, at the Institute of Economic Science, Eszterházy, Károly College.  Collins' primary teaching and research areas are international financial management and comparative business practices.

He has published articles in Journal of International Business Studies, Financial Management, The Financial Review, Business Review, Cash Management, Engineering Economist, Intermarket,  Management International Review,  Issues in International Business and Global Financial Perspectives.  He has been the recipient of campus honors including the Mayo Excellence in Research Award and has been a Mortar Board Professor.  In 2003, Collins was selected by the Oklahoma Lt. Governor's Office to lead a delegation of Oklahoma university students to Kyoto, Japan, sister state of Oklahoma.  Collins has had semester-long Visiting Appointments at the University of Hong Kong, University of Auckland, New Zealand, and the University of Siegen, Germany.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
  • M.A., University of Houston
  • B.A., University of Houston

Areas of Academic Specialty

  • International business finance
  • Financial management
  • International business


  • A market Performance Comparison of U.S. Firms Active in Domestic, Developed, and Developing Countries
    Journal of International Business Studies, Second Quarter (1990).
  • Market Structure and Operating Exposure as Determinants of Foreign Affiliate Value
    With Karikari, J. Management International Review, Third Quarter (1989).
  • Cultural Influences on International Capital Structures
    With Sekely, W. Journal of International Business Studies (Spring 1988): 87-100.
  • The Relationship Between Before-and After-Tax Yields on Financial Assets
    With Bey, R. Financial Review (August 1988).
  • The Master Limited Partnership: An Alternative to the Corporation
    With Bey, R. Financial Management (Winter 1986):5-14.
  • The Relationship of Headquarters Country and Industry Classification to Capital Structure
    With Sekely, W. Financial Management (Fall 1983): 45-51.