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Candy Sikes, Ph.D.

Candy Sikes

Assistant Professor, Finance Economics
Department of
Business, Accounting and Economics

p/ 614.823.1758
e/ CSikes@otterbein.edu
Office: Roush Hall 403


  • Ph.D. in Finance, University of Alabama, 2014
  • B.S. in Accounting, Nicholls State University, 2007
  • B.S. in Computer Information Systems, Nicholls State University, 2007
  • B.S. in Finance, Nicholls State University, 2007

Research & Teaching Interests

  • Personal finance
  • Corporate finance
  • Mutual funds

Academic Experience

Graduate Assistantships

  • Research Assistant, Dr. Carolyn Carroll, 2007-2009
  • Teaching Assistant, Dr. Carolyn Carroll, 2007-2012
  • Intermediate Financial Management 
  • Financial Management (graduate course)
  • Corporate Financial Policy

Teaching Experience

  • Summer 2011 - Intermediate Financial Management
  • Summer 2010 - Intermediate Financial Management 
  • Spring 2010 - Introduction to Financial Institutions and Markets 
  • Summer 2009 - Business Finance 
  • Summer 2008 - Business Finance

Affiliations & Awards

  • Outstanding GTA Award, The University of Alabama, 2011

Personal Biography

Candy Sikes earned a B.S. in accounting, computer information systems, and finance from Nicholls State University in 2007. She then attended the University of Alabama where she completed her Ph.D. in finance in 2014. Candy currently teaches finance and economics courses including business finance, international finance, personal finance, microeconomics, and money and banking.

/ Office of Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs is located in Roush Hall, 27 S. Grove St.

Office Hours

M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

p / 614.823.1556

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