Jimmy Moss

Dr. Jimmy Moss
Professor

Phone: (409) 880-8633
Email: mossjd@lamar.edu
Office: Galloway Business Building Room 260

D.B.A.   Mississippi State University
M.B.A.   Mississippi State University
B.S.   Mississippi State University

Courses Taught

MBA:

Financial Management  
Foundations of Finance 
Foundations of Finance 
Global Enrichment 

Bachelors:

Commercial Banking 
Intermediate Financial Management 
International Finance  
Personal Finance 
Principles of Finance 
Problems in Economics 

Courses taught, but not in the Schedule:

Intermediate Financial Management,
Cases in Finance
Personal Investments
Real Estate Investments 

Professional Experience

Academic Experience 

Pat Wheat Faculty Scholar in Business, Lamar University (August, 2015 - Present), Beaumont, Texas.

Full Professor, Lamar University (September, 1996 - Present), Beaumont, Texas.

Martye and Bart Simmons Faculty Scholar in Business, Lamar University (August, 2011 - August, 2014), Beaumont, Texas.

Chair, Economics and Finance Department, Lamar University (September, 2004 - August, 2012), Beaumont, Texas.

Interim Director of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, Lamar University (January, 2000 - June, 2001), Beaumont, Texas.

Pat Wheat Lectureship in Economic Development, Lamar University (September, 1999 - September, 2001), Beaumont, Texas.

Associate Professor, Lamar University (September, 1990 - August, 1996), Beaumont, Texas.

Assistant Professor, Lamar University (September, 1986 - August, 1990), Beaumont, Texas.

Assistant Professor, Sam Houston State University (September, 1984 - May, 1986), Huntsville, Texas.

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Mississippi State University (September, 1981 - May, 1984), Starkville, Mississippi.

Consulting 

2013:  Unpaid Consulting Service, Texas Transportation Reinvestment Zone Project 

Service

Professional Service 

Academic Conference: Moderator / Facilitator
2014 – 2015:  Clute Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada (International).
2014:  AABRI Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada (International).

Member: Committee/Task Force
2015 – 2016:  Lamar University Idea Challenge, Beaumont, Texas (Local).

Other Professional Service Activities
2013 – 2014:  Lamar University Idea Challenge, Beaumont, Texas (Local).  Judge
2013:  Consulting Services, Beaumont, Texas (Regional).  Texas Transportation Reinvestment Zone Project
2013:  Professional Student Organization, Beaumont, Texas (Local).  Hosted the Beta Alpha Psi Initiation Banquet in my home.
2011:  Lamar University Idea Challenge, Beaumont, Texas (Local).  Judge
2011:  2011 MBA Tech Transfer Challenge, College Station, Texas (State).  Participated as a judge at this event at Texas A & M.

Institutional Service 

Department Assignments

Member:
2015-2016:  Department Personnel Committee  
2015-2016:  Three Year Review Committee for Larry Allen  

Mentoring Activities:
2015-2016 – 2016-2017:  Mentor for Chun-Da Chen  

College Assignments

Member:
2015-2016 – 2016-2017:  Commencement Committee  
2015-2016 – 2016-2017:  Graduate Programs Committee  
2014-2015:  Accreditation and Assessment Committee Lamar University  
2012-2013 – 2013-2014:  Assessment Committee Lamar University  
2011-2012:  Executive Committee Lamar University  

Chair:
2015:  Co-chair of the Peoples' Task Force Committee for Strategic Planning  

College Assignments

Chair:
2011-2012:  Dean Venta's Administrative Review Committee  

College Assignments

Member:
2014-2015:  Finance Faculty Search Committee  
2014-2015:  Mission Statement Revision Sub Committee  
2014-2015:  Upper Level Course Development Committee  
2013-2014:  Search Committee for Management Instructor  
2012:  Lamar Leadership Lighthouse Committee: Seven Habits  
2012:  Executive Committee, College of Business: Spring and Summer 2012  

University Assignments

Faculty Advisor:
2011-2012 – 2013-2014:  Lights at Lamar: Student Organization.  

Faculty Sponsor:
2014:  Dinner and a Conversation  

University Assignments

Member:
2011-2012:  Ad Hoc Committee on Tenure and Promotion  

University Assignments

Member:
2012:  Council of Instructional Departments: Spring and Summer 2012  

University Assignments

Member:
2011-2012:  Council of Instructional Departments (CID)  

University Assignments

Member:
2013-2014 – 2016-2017:  Undergraduate Research Advisory Committee  
2013-2014 – 2016-2017:  David J. Beck Fellowship Committee  
2013-2014 – 2016-2017:  Graduate Council  

Community Service 

Media Contact
2012:  Interview with Beaumont Enterprise, Gas Prices
2011:  Interview with Channel 12, Gas prices
2011:  Interview with Channel 12, Interview concerning gas prices.

Member of a Committee
2015 – 2016:  Rotary Club of Nederland, TX, Heritage Festival, Heritage Festival Committee
2015 – 2016:  Rotary Club of Nederland, TX, Career Day, New Officer Nominating Committee
2015 – 2016:  Rotary Club of Nederland, TX, Spaghetti Dinner, Spaghetti Dinner Committee
2013 – 2014:  Rotary Club of Nederland, TX, Career Day Committee
2012:  Rotary Club of Nederland, TX, RYLA Selection Committee
2012:  Rotary Club of Nederland, TX, Scholarship Committee

Other Community Service Activities
2015 – 2016:  Nederland Westernaires Backers Association
2015:  Jury Duty

Positions Held in Civic Organizations

2011 – 2012:  Rotary Club of Nederland, TX, Member. Participated in numerous community events as a part of Nederland Rotary. 

Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Articles 

  • Hawkins, C. & Moss, J. D. (2015).  Economic Impact of a Salt Dome Natural Gas Storage Facility.   Journal of Economics and Development Studies.
  • Moss, J. D. & Mayer, B. W. (2015).  The Relationship of Alternative Energy Stocks with Oil Company and Natural Gas Company Stocks.   Oil Gas and Energy Quarterly.
  • Moss, J. D. & Price, D. I. (2012).  Variables Explaining the Price of Gold Mining Stocks.   Southwestern Economic Review.

Refereed Proceedings 

  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2016).  Transportation Stocks and Crude Oil Prices: A Granger Causality Analysis.   Clute Institute.
  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2016).  The Stock Price Performance of Business Development Companies.   Clute Institute.
  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2016).  Variables Explaining the Stock Price of Real Estate Investment Trusts.   Clute Institute.
  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2015).  A Macroeconomic Analysis of Transportation Company Stock Prices.   Clute Institute.
  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2014).  An Analysis of Stock Prices in the Transportation Industry.   Clute Institute.
  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2014).  Interest Rate Sensitivity of the Housing Sector Around the Financial Crisis.   AABRI Conference.
  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2013).  An Analysis of Stock Prices in the Housing Construction Industry.   AABRI Conference.
  • Moss, J. D. & Hawkins, C. F. (2012).  Economic Impact of a Salt Dome Natural Gas Storage Facility in Southeast Texas.   Clute Institute.
  • Moss, J. D. & Mayer, B. F. (2012).  Is Natural Gas an Alternative Energy Source? An Investor's Perspective.   Academic and Business Research Institute.
  • Moss, J. D. & Mayer, B. W. (2011).  Variables Explaining the Price of Alternative Energy Company Stocks.   Clute Institute.
  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2011).  Variables Explaining Stock Prices in the Housing Sector.   Academy of Business Research.

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2016). Transportation Stocks and Crude Oil Prices: A Granger Causality Analysis.   Clute Institute, Orlando, Florida.
  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2016). Variables Explaining the Stock Price of Real Estate Investment Trusts.   Clute Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2016). The Stock Price Performance of Business Development Companies.   Clute Institute, San Francisco, California.
  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2015). A Macroeconomic Analysis of Transportation Company Stock Prices.   Clute Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2014). The Interest Rate Sensitivity of the Housing Sector Around the Financial Crisis.   AABRI Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2014). An Analysis of Stock Prices in the Transportation Industry.   Clute Institute, Orlando, Florida.
  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2013). An Analysis of Stock Prices in the Housing Construction Industry.   AABRI Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Moss, J. D. & Mayer, B. F. (2012). Is Natural Gas an Alternative Energy Source? An Investor's Perspective.   Academic and Business Research Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Moss, J. D. & Hawkins, C. F. (2012). Economic Impact of a Salt Dome Natural Gas Storage Facility in Southeast Texas.   Clute Institute, Orlando, Florida.
  • Moss, J. D. & Mayer, B. W. (2011). Variables Explaining the Price of Alternative Energy Company Stocks.   Clute Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2011). Variables Explaining Stock Prices in the Housing Sector.   Academy of Business Research, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Grants 

Funded

  • 2011 [Year 1 of 2]: Moss, J. D. Online Course Development Grant.

Working Papers 

  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2016). "An Analysis of Stock Prices in the Transportation Industry."
  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2016). "An Analysis of Stock Prices in the Housing Construction Industry."
  • Moss, J. D. & Moss, G. J. (2016). "A Factor Analysis to Explain the Price of Banking Stocks."
  • Moss, J. D., Moss, G. J., & Mayer, B. (2015). "Explaining the Value of Common Equities in the Oil Sector."
  • Moss, J. D. & Mayer, B. (2015). "Variables Explaining the Price of Alternative Energy Company Stocks."