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Roy Wiggins

Dean of Business and the McCallum Graduate School, Bentley University

Roy (Chip) Wiggins, BA, MS, PhD, is the dean of Business and the Graduate School at Bentley University. Prior to that, he served as the chair of the Department of Finance and held the Edward F. Gibbons Research Professorship in Finance. His teaching and research interests focus on microfinance, corporate governance, ownership and control. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in corporate and financial strategy, equity markets and microfinance. His research interests include board of director effectiveness and compensation, executive compensation, and corporate expansions such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and reverse takeovers. Wiggins began teaching at Bentley in 1996 as an Assistant Professor. He was tenured and promoted to associate professor in 2002 and to full professor in 2007. Before moving to Boston, he taught at Georgia State University and Kennesaw State University, both in Atlanta, Georgia.