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Dr. Eli Sherrill

Associate Professor
Finance, Insurance and Law
Office
State Farm Hall of Business - SFH 425
  • About
  • Education
  • Awards & Honors
  • Research

Biography

Dr. Sherrill joined the faculty at ISU in 2014. He teaches classes in both finance and risk management & insurance. He is also a co-advisor for Illinois State Students in Finance.

Current Courses

241.001Financial Markets

241.003Financial Markets

241.004Financial Markets

242.001Investments

Teaching Interests & Areas

Finance
Investments
Financial Markets
Risk Management & Insurance

Research Interests & Areas

Exchange-traded funds
Mutual funds
Municipal bonds
Institutional ownership

PhD Finance

University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

MS Finance

University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

BS Finance

Berry College
Mount Berry, GA

FIL Department Outstanding Teaching Award

ISU
2023

Wilma Jean Alexander Technology Innovation Faculty Award

2022

FIL Department Outstanding Researcher Award

ISU
2019

Dixie L. Mills Faculty Scholar in Finance

ISU
2018

Manahan Family Award for Teaching Excellence in Business

ISU
2018

FIL Department Outstanding Researcher Award

ISU
2017

Journal Article

Sherrill, E. Concentrated holdings by funds: Putting all your eggs in the same basket. Journal of Investing 32.4 (2023): 42-61.
Aiken, A., Sherrill, E., & Upton, K. Side-by-Side Management of Mutual Funds and Actively Managed Exchange Traded Funds. Financial Review (2022): 1-25.
Sherrill, E., Shirley, S., & Stark, J. The use of ETFs in internationally-focused mutual fund portfolios. Quarterly Journal of Finance 11.3 (2021): 35.
Sherrill, E., Shirley, S., & Stark, J. ETF use among actively managed mutual fund portfolios. Journal of Financial Markets 51.2020 (2020): 1-15.
Sherrill, E., & Stark, J. ETF Liquidation Determinants. Journal Of Empirical Finance 48 (2018): 357-373.

Presentations

Side-by-Side Management of Mutual Funds and Actively Managed Exchange Traded Funds. Financial Management Association Meeting. (2019)
ETF use among actively managed mutual fund portfolios. Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting. (2018)
Foreign focused mutual funds and exchange traded funds: Do they improve portfolio management?. Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting. (2018)
Foreign focused mutual funds and exchange traded funds: Do they improve portfolio management?. Eastern Finance Association. (2018)
Side-by-Side Management of Mutual Funds and Actively Managed Exchange Traded Funds. Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting. Southern Finance Association. (2018)
Actively Managed ETFs versus Actively Managed Mutual Funds. Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting. (2017)
Actively managed mutual funds holding passive investments: What do ETF positions tell us about mutual fund ability?. Eastern Finance Association. (2017)
ETF use among actively managed mutual fund portfolios. Financial Management Association Meeting. (2017)
Foreign focused mutual funds and exchange traded funds: Do they improve portfolio management?. Financial Management Association Meeting. (2017)
Actively managed mutual funds holding passive investments: What do ETF positions tell us about mutual fund ability?. Financial Management Association Meeting. (2016)

Grants & Contracts

Department of Finance, Insurance, & Law Summer Research Grant. Department of Finance, Insurance, & Law. Illinois State University. (2021)