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Yvette M. Bendeck, Ph.D.

Professor of Finance,
College of Business

Contact number: 281-283-3221


Yvette Bendeck has been part of the University of Houston-Clear Lake team since 2003. In her roles as associate vice president for Enrollment Management (2008-2018) and associate vice president of Academic Affairs (2003-2008), she oversaw strategic recruitment, marketing, retention, and progression planning, leading the university to 16% growth in enrollment during her tenure as an academic administrator. In 2018, she joined the faculty when she became a professor of finance.

Professor Bendeck received her B.S. in industrial management and M.S in financial economics from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She also received her Ph.D. in finance from Arizona State University. Her scholarly work has been published in some of the top-tier, peer-reviewed journals in her field, such as the Journal of FinanceJournal of Banking and Finance, and the Journal of Monetary Economics.

She is a native from Honduras and is fluent in Spanish.