Collins Emeka Okafor

TitleAssistant Professor

DepartmentAccounting and Finance



OfficeMerrick Hall
Room: 205

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Collins Emeka Okafor


Ph D: International Business Administration (Major Conc: Finance), Texas A&M International University, 2015

MPA: Accounting, Texas A&M International University, 2014

MS: Information Systems, Texas A&M International University, 2014

MBA: International Banking and Finance, Texas A&M International University, 2009

BBA: Accounting Information System, Stetson University, 2008

Research Interests

Dr. Okafor's research interest encompasses the following areas of Corporate Finance: Dividend Policy, Capital Structure & Cost of Capital, Executive Compensation, Earnings Management, Corporate Governance, and CSR. His research interest also includes financial statement analysis & security valuation

Recent Publications

Ujah, Nacasius  brusa, jorge  Okafor, Collins  (2017).  The Influence of Earnings Management and Bank Structure on Bank Performance: International Evidence.  (7,  43,  ).  Managerial Finance.

Okafor, Collins  Smith, L.  Ujah, Nacasius  (2014).  Kleptocracy, nepotism, kakistocracy: impact of corruption in Sub-Saharan African countries.  (2,  5,  pp. 97).  International Journal of Economics and Accounting.

Murphy Smith, L  Limaye, Aditya  William Huang, Yundong  Okafor, Collins  (2011).  Accounting, IFRS, and Capital Markets in India, Singapore, and South Africa.  (4,  26,  pp. 32).  Internal Auditing-Boston.

Okafor, Collins  Ujah, N  Elkassabgi, A  Ajalie, W  (2011).  Democracy and FDI inflow: Evidence of discordance in sub-Saharan Africa.  (63,  pp. 140–149).  International Research Journal of Finance and Economics.

Okafor, Collins  Bakay, Aziz  Ujah, Nacasius  (2011).  Factors Explaining ICT Diffusion: Case Study of Selected Latin American Countries.  (2,  3,  ).  International Journal on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer).

Ujah, Nacasius  Okafor, Collins  (2011).  UNLEASHING THE CRACKEN: DOES INTERNET FINANCIAL REPORTING MATTER IN AFRICA.  (1,  5,  pp. 87–97).  International Journal Of The Academic Business World.