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Pamela Stuerke, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Pamela Stuerke


Phone: 314-516-6132
Office: 213 Anheuser-Busch Hall
You can download Dr. Stuerke's CV here. 


Area: financial reporting and accounting


  • Areas: Financial reporting issues, Capital markets and financial analysts, properties of analysts’ forecasts
  • Selected Significant Publications:
    • Jelinek, K. and Stuerke, P.S., "The Nonlinear Relation Between Agency Costs and Managerial Equity Ownership: Evidence fo Decreasing Benefits fo Increasing Ownership, "International Journal of Managerial Finance, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp 156-178.  Emerald Literati Network 2010 Outstanding Paper Award winner.
    • Holden, C. and Stuerke, P.S., "The Frequency of Financial Analysts' Forecast Revisions: Theory and Evidence about Determinants of Demand for Predisclosure Information," Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 35, Nos. 7&8, pp 860-888.
    • Stuerke, P. S., “Financial Analysts as Users of Accounting Information: Financial Analysts’ Forecast Revision Activity After Earnings Announcements,” International Journal of Managerial Finance, vol 1, no. 1, April 2005, pp 8-24. Emerald Literati Network 2006 Outstanding Paper Award winner.
    • Christensen, T. E., Gaver, J., and Stuerke, P.S. “The Relation Between Investor Uncertainty and Market Reactions to Earnings Announcements: Evidence from the Property-Casualty Insurance Industry,” Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, v. 32 (1&2), January-March 2005, pp 1-29.
    • Moehrle, S., Reynolds-Moehrle, J., and Stuerke, P.S., “Shelf-Registered Securities: Is it Time to Re-evaluate the Process?” Research in Accounting Regulation, v. 17, 2004, pp 3-24.
    • Christensen, T. E., Smith, T., and Stuerke, P.S. “Public Predisclosure Information, Firm Size, Analyst Following, and Market Reactions to Earnings Announcements,” Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, v. 31 (7&8), September/October 2004, pp 951-984.
    • Barron, O. E., and Stuerke, P. S., “Dispersion in Analysts' Earnings Forecasts as a Measure of Uncertainty,” Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, v. 13 (3), Summer 1998, pp 245-270.

Other information 

  • Member: American Accounting Association 

  • Member: Missouri Society of CPAs 
Member:  Beta Gamma Sigma

Ph.D. (Accounting) 1998, Indiana University

M.S.A. (Accounting) 1992, University of Missouri - Kansas City

B.M. (Music) 1977, University of Northern Colorado

ACCTNG 3402 - Accounting and Reporting II

ACCTNG 5406 - Writing and Professional Research in Accounting


UMSL is the only public university in the region to carry dual AACSB accreditations for its business and accounting programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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