Joseph J. Henry is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Finance group at Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business. His teaching expertise is in corporate finance, and he enjoys making an impact in the classroom. Joe also enjoys developing new insights into the practice of corporate finance through empirical research. His current research interests include initial public offerings (IPOs) and shareholder payouts. He also maintains an interest in the use of financial technology (FinTech) to deliver financial services and alter business models.

Joe was previously an Assistant Professor at Rowan University after earning his PhD in Finance at The Pennsylvania State University. Prior to entering graduate school, he performed accounting- and compliance-related work for a boutique investment bank, and he conducted research on government contracting opportunities for an aerospace & defense consulting company.

In his spare time, Joe enjoys playing volleyball (indoor 6s, outdoor doubles). While he appreciates the majesty of Fenway Park, Joe has been a fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers since he wore his first cap and jersey at just 9 weeks old.


  • PhD Finance, The Pennsylvania State University
  • MS Finance, West Virginia University
  • BA Business Economics, The University of California, Irvine

Selected Publications

  • Gempesaw, D., Henry, J. J., & Velthuis, R. (2022). Piecing together the extent of retail fractional trading. Global Finance Journal, 54, 100757.
  • Haushalter, D., Henry, J. J., & Iliev, P. (2023). Can Banks Save Mountains? The Review of Corporate Finance Studies, cfad013.
  • Henry, J. J. (2023). The competitive effects of IPOs on industry rivals. Review of Financial Economics, 41(1), 86-106.