Dr. Megan Rainville


Finance and General Business

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Finance and General Business
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897


Dr. Megan Rainville is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the College of Business at Missouri State University. Her research is in empirical corporate finance with projects focused on corporate governance, financial distress, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate liquidity.

She has taught corporate financial management and commercial bank management courses.

Prior to her doctoral studies, she worked as a Financial Analyst at General Dynamics.



  • PhD, Finance, 2020, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • MS, Investment Management and Financial Analysis, 2015, Creighton University
  • MBA, 2015, Creighton University
  • BS, Financial Information and Analysis, 2010, Clarkson University
  • AS/AA, Business Administration & Liberal Arts, 2008, SUNY Jefferson Community College


  • FIN 390 Intermediate Financial Management
  • FIN 480 Financial Decision Making

Research and professional interests

  • Corporate governance
  • Financial distress
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate liquidity