- Asset Pricing Anomalies
- Factor Models
- Investor Attention
- PhD, Finance, Texas Tech University
- BS, Economics, Texas Tech University
- BS, Math, Texas Tech University
Merriman joined the Department of Finance at the Rawls College of Business in 2022. He received a B.S. in Mathematics and a B.S. in Economics with a minor in Actuarial Science from Texas Tech University in 2016, and a Ph.D. in Finance from Texas Tech University in 2021. Serving as an Assistant Professor of Practice, Dr. Merriman currently teaches financial statement analysis and investments. His primary research interests consist of empirical asset pricing factor models, cross-sectional return anomalies, investor attention, and appropriate statistical techniques (including machine learning) in financial markets.