Jeff Madura is the SunTrust Bank Professor of Finance at Florida Atlantic University. He has written several textbooks, including International Financial Management and Financial Markets and Institutions. His research on topics of banking and financial markets has been published in numerous journals, including Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Banking and Finance, Applied Financial Economics, Journal of Risk and Insurance, Journal of Financial Research and Journal of Financial Services Research. He has received awards for excellence in teaching and research, and has served as a consultant for commercial banks, securities firms, and other corporations. He has served as a Director for the Southern Finance Association and Eastern Finance Association, and served as President of the Southern Finance Association.Madura, Jeff is the author of 'Introduction to Business ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780324407112 and ISBN 0324407114.