Linda Canina

Linda Canina

  • Georges C. and Marian St. Laurent Professor in Applied Business Management
  • Academic Director of the Center for Hospitality Research (CHR)
  • Academic Director of the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship (PIHE)

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Faculty Area

Faculty Expertise

  • Management
  • Finance
  • Tourism
  • Strategy
  • Economics


Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration


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Linda Canina is a professor of finance in the finance, accounting, and real estate group at the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in corporate finance. Her research interests include asset valuation, corporate finance, and strategic management.

Canina's publications include The Relationship between New Venture Entry Mode and Firm Performance; Acquisition Premiums and Performance Improvements for Acquirers and Targets in the Lodging Industry; Business Cycle and Asset Valuation in the Gaming Industry; Strategic Price Positioning for Revenue Management: The Effects of Relative Price Position and Fluctuation on Performance; and Agglomeration Effects and Strategic Orientations: Evidence from the US Lodging Industry, published in the Academy of Management Journal.

Canina's other work has appeared in the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Financial Management Journal, the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Journal of Hospitality Finance, and the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly. She holds a PhD from New York University.

Recent Courses

  • HADM 4965/HADM 6965 - Business Plan Competition
  • HADM 7230 - Corporate Finance
  • HADM 2220 - Finance

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Stern School of Business, New York University, 1990
  • MA Stern School of Business, New York University, 1987
  • BS University of Vermont, 1979