Finance faculty members are bringing good news home to Mays in the research world.

Republic Bank Research Fellow D. Scott Lee has joined the editorial board at the Journal of Asia Business Studies, an interdisciplinary journal with faculty from Harvard, Chicago and MIT also on the board. Assistant Professor Michael Gallmeyer likewise joined an editorial board, consisting of faculty from Princeton, Cal Tech and Northwestern, for the journal Mathematics and Financial Economics.

The 2005 book “A Course in Derivative Securities,” by Kerry E. Back, holder of the Cox Chair in Business and Leland Memorial Chair in Finance, was also recently named one of the Best 10 finance books of the year by riskbook.com. Check out the authors Back keeps company with athttp://www.riskbook.com/link_topic/best_of_2005.htm.