Finance

Faculty

Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty


David Bates David Bates     david-bates@uiowa.edu
Office: S336 PBB    Phone: 319-353-2288
Professor
Henry B. Tippie Research Professor of Finance

Academic History:
  • - PhD in Economics, Princeton University, 1988
  • - MA in Economics, Princeton University, 1985
  • - MPA in Economics and Public Policy, Princeton University, 1981
  • - BS in Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978
Expertise: Asset pricing, Derivatives, Estimation of latent-variable models of volatility and jump risk, Informational content of currency and stock index option prices, Options
Artem Durnev Artem Durnev     artem-durnev@uiowa.edu
Office: S386 PBB    Phone: 319-335-2626
Associate Professor
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow

Academic History:
  • - PhD in Finance, University of Michigan, 2003
  • - MSc in Economics, Pennsylvania State University, 1998
  • - MSc in Economics, New Economic School, 1994
Expertise: Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Energy Sector, Exchange Rates, Financial Crises, Politics and Finance
Jon Garfinkel Jon Garfinkel     jon-garfinkel@uiowa.edu
Office: S262 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0943
Professor
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow

Academic History:
  • - PhD in Finance, University of Florida, Gainesville, 1994
  • - BA in Economics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, 1988
Expertise: Corporate Financing Behavior, Corporate Investment Behavior, Divergent Investor Opinions, Insider trading
Wei Li Wei Li     wei-li@uiowa.edu
Office: S276 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0911
Assistant Professor
Academic History:
  • - PhD in Finance, University of Iowa, 2006
  • - PhD in Mathematics, University of Iowa, 2001
  • - BA in Mathematics, Xian Jiaotong University, 1993
Expertise: Agency Theory, Asset Pricing, Financial Intermediaries
Erik Lie Erik Lie     erik-lie@uiowa.edu
Office: S252 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0846
Professor, and Departmental Executive Officer
Henry B. Tippie Research Professor of Finance

Academic History:
  • - PhD in Finance, Purdue University, 1996
  • - MBA, University of Oregon, 1991
  • - BS, University of Oregon, 1990
David Mauer David Mauer     david-mauer@uiowa.edu
Office: S320 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0944
Professor
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow

Academic History:
  • - PhD, Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University, 1986
  • - BBA, College of Business, The University of Iowa, 1982
Amrita Nain Amrita Nain     amrita-nain@uiowa.edu
Office: S236 PBB    Phone: 319-335-1017
Assistant Professor
Academic History:
  • - PhD in Finance, University of Michigan, 2005
  • - MSc in Finance and Economics, University of Warwick, 1997
  • - BA in Economics, University of Delhi, 1996
Shagun Pant Shagun Pant     shagun-pant@uiowa.edu
Office: C366 PBB    Phone: 319-335-3738
Assistant Professor
Academic History:
  • - PhD in Finance, University of Utah, 2009
  • - MA in MIS, University of Iowa, 2003
  • - BE in Electrical Engineering, University of Mumbai, 1999
Yiming Qian Yiming Qian     yiming-qian@uiowa.edu
Office: S382 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0934
Associate Professor
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow

Academic History:
  • - PhD in Finance, New York University, 2002
  • - MA in Economics, Fordham University, 1997
  • - BA in Economics, NanKai University, 1995
Expertise: Corporate Finance, IPOs, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, and Capital Market
Thomas Rietz Thomas Rietz     thomas-rietz@uiowa.edu
Office: S244 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0856
Professor and Faculty Director, Finance Academy
Leonard A. Hadley Research Fellow

Academic History:
  • - PhD in Economics, The University of Iowa, 1988
  • - BA in Economics, University of Northern Iowa, 1983
Expertise: Behavioral Finance, Experimental Economics and Finance, Experimental Markets and Game Theory
Jarjisu Sa-Aadu Jarjisu Sa-Aadu     jsa-aadu@uiowa.edu
Office: S272 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0930
Professor
Chester A. Phillips Professor of Business Finance and Real Estate

Academic History:
  • - PhD in Finance and Real Estate, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1980
  • - MBA in Finance and Real Estate, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1976
  • - BS in Economics, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 1973
Expertise: Fixed Income Securities, Mortgage Choice and Mortgage Pricing, Real Estate Finance and Investments, Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs), Structured Finance/Asset-backed securitization
Gerry Suchanek Gerry Suchanek     gerry-suchanek@uiowa.edu
Office: S278 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0952
Associate Professor
Academic History:
  • - MS in Mathematics, Northwestern University, 1977
  • - PhD in Economics, Northwestern University, 1977
Expertise: Derivative security evaluation, Fianancial institution management and fixed income securities, Financial economic theory, Work in Progress: I am developing a short text for a 1-semester course in Fixed Income Securities that focuses on a basic introduction to types of fixed income securities (including derivatives), theories and models of interest rates, and their application for valuing alternative types of securities. One purpose is to provide a 1-semester focus on current valuation techniques, important institutional issues, and ability to value the array of complex derivatives being used today.
Ashish Tiwari Ashish Tiwari     ashish-tiwari@uiowa.edu
Office: S308 PBB    Phone: 319-353-2185
Associate Professor and Director, PhD Program in Finance
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow

Academic History:
  • - PhD in Finance, The University of Iowa, 1994
  • - MBA in Finance, University of Windsor, 1989
  • - MBA in Finance and MIS, Panjab University, Chandigarh, 1984
Expertise: Asset Pricing, Market Microstructure, Mutual Funds/Hedge Funds
Anand Vijh Anand Vijh     anand-vijh@uiowa.edu
Office: S286 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0921
Professor
Marvin and Rose Lee Pomerantz Chair in Finance

Academic History:
  • - PhD in Finance, University of California, Berkeley, 1987
  • - MBA, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India, 1979
  • - BTech in Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Tech. Delhi India, 1977
Expertise: Corporate Finance, Empirical capital markets, Options
Tong Yao Tong Yao     tong-yao@uiowa.edu
Office: S304 PBB    Phone: 319-335-3924
Associate Professor
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow

Academic History:
  • - BA in International Economics, Fudan University
  • - PhD in Finance, Boston College
Expertise: Stock return predictability; Investment management; Mutual funds

Lecturers


Heidi Dybevik Heidi Dybevik     heidi-dybevik@uiowa.edu
Office: S312 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0657
Lecturer
Academic History:
  • - PhD in Finance, Purdue University, 1997
  • - BA in Business Adminstration (Finance), Truman State University, 1991
Expertise: Corporate Finance , Corporate Restructuring, Financial Distress, Payout Policy
John Gallo John Gallo     john-gallo@uiowa.edu
Office: S270B PBB    Phone: 319-335-3788
Lecturer
Academic History:
  • - PhD in Finance, University of Texas at Arlington, 1992
  • - MBA in Finance/Marketing, University of Texas at Arlington, 1983
  • - BGS in History/Sociology, The University of Iowa, 1978
Expertise: Portfolio management strategy, Real estate portfolio management, Security analysis
Jeffrey Hart Jeffrey Hart     jeffrey-hart@uiowa.edu
Office: W278 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0891
Lecturer
Academic History:
  • - PhD in Finance, University of Texas, Arlington, TX, 1999
  • - MBA in Finance, Loyola University, Chicago, IL, 1992
  • - BBA in Finance, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1988
Expertise: Investments, Valuation, and Hedge Funds
Larry Hershberger Larry Hershberger     larry-hershberger@uiowa.edu
Office: S230B PBB    Phone: 319-335-0896
Lecturer and Director, Emmett J. Vaughan Institute for Risk Management and Insurance
Academic History:
  • - BBA in Marketing, The University of Iowa, 1966
Expertise: Employee Benefits, Insurance/Financial Services, Pensions, 403(b) and 401(k) plans, Risk Management
Todd Houge Todd Houge     todd-houge@uiowa.edu
Office: S288 PBB    Phone: 319-335-3754
Lecturer
Curt and Carol Lane Research Fellow

Academic History:
  • - PhD in Finance, The University of Iowa, 1998
  • - MBA in Investments & Corporate Finance, The University of Iowa, 1994
  • - BA in Finance and Economics, Wartburg College, 1992
Expertise: Applied Equity Valuation, Financial Analysts and Financial Institutions, Investment Strategies, Market Efficiency, Portfolio Management, Wealth Management
Brian Richman Brian Richman     brian-richman@uiowa.edu
Office: S270 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0853
Lecturer and Director, Hawkinson Institute of Business Finance
Academic History:
  • - MFA in Creative Writing, Iowa Writers' Workshop, The University of Iowa, 2003
  • - BA in History of Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1987
  • - BS in Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1987
Expertise: Investment Banking, Public Finance

Adjunct and Visiting Faculty


David Barker David Barker     david-barker@uiowa.edu
Office: S252 PBB    Phone: 319-353-0929
Adjunct Professor
Academic History:
  • - PhD in Economics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1991
  • - MA in Economics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1986
  • - BA Honors in Economics, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1984
  • - Other in Economics, London School of Economics, London, UK, 1983
Philip Brooks Philip Brooks     pbrooks@simmonsperrine.com
Office: W318 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0948
Adjunct Lecturer
Academic History:
  • - JD, Creighton University Law School, 1977
  • - MBA in Finance and risk management emphasis, The University of Iowa, 1974
  • - BBA in Finance, insurance, and marketing emphasis, The University of Iowa, 1972
Clare Fairfield Clare Fairfield     clare.fairfield@gmail.com
Office: S252 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0929
Adjunct Lecturer
Academic History:
  • - MBA, The University of Iowa Tippie School of Management, 1995
  • - JD, University of Iowa College of Law, 1990
  • - BBA in Accounting, The University of Iowa, 1987
Scott Fisher Scott Fisher     scott-r-fisher@uiowa.edu
Office: S252 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0929
Adjunct Lecturer
Academic History:
  • - JD in Law, The University of Iowa, 1987
  • - BA in English, The University of Iowa, 1984
Expertise: Benefits Administration, E-business, Employee benefits, ERISA, Insurance, Risk Management
D. Charles Foster D. Charles Foster     d-foster@uiowa.edu
Office: W318 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0948
Adjunct Lecturer
Academic History:
  • - MBA in Finance, School of Management, The University of Iowa, 2003
  • - BS in Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering, The University of Iowa, 2002
Robert Fulwider Robert Fulwider     robert-fulwider@uiowa.edu
Office: S316 PBB    Phone: 319-335-3756
Adjunct Lecturer
Academic History:
  • - MS in High Education Administration, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 1972
  • - BS in Agricultural Education, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 1967
Chrisopher Harris Chrisopher Harris     christopher-harris-2@uiowa.edu
Office: S252 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0929
Adjunct Lecturer
Academic History:
  • - Course work in CFP Professional Education Program, College for Financial Planning, Denver, CO, 2003
  • - BA in Marketing, Lewis University, Romeoville, IL, 1990
Jon Kettering Jon Kettering     jon-kettering@uiowa.edu
Office: S252 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0929
Adjunct Lecturer
Academic History:
  • - BA in Accounting, Coe College, 1984
  • - MBA in Finance, The University of Iowa, 1979
  • - BA in Management & Finance, University of Northern Iowa, 1976
Expertise: Corporate Finance and Accounting, Investment and Financial Technology, Treasury Management
Calvin Norris Calvin Norris     calvin-norris@uiowa.edu
Office: W318 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0948
Adjunct Lecturer
Academic History:
  • - MBA in Finance, Management & Organizations, The University of Iowa, 2001
  • - BBA in Finance, The University of Iowa, 1992
Expertise: Credit Analysis, Financial Engineering/Derivatives, Fixed Income Portfolio Management, Structured Finance
Donna Pearcy Donna Pearcy     donna-pearcy@uiowa.edu
Office: S252 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0929
Adjunct Lecturer
Academic History:
  • - MBA, Southeast Missouri State University, 1979
  • - BS, Southeast Missouri State University, 1977
Eric Perry Eric Perry     Rperry@aegonusa.com
Office: S252 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0929
Adjunct Lecturer
Academic History:
  • - MBA in Investments, Corporate Finance, The University of Iowa, 1992
  • - BA in Accounting, Business Management, Central College, 1989
Leighton Smith Leighton Smith     leighton-smith@uiowa.edu
Office: S252 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0929
Adjunct Lecturer
Academic History:
  • - JD, The University of Iowa College of Law, 2008
  • - MBA, The University of Iowa School of Management, 2008
  • - BA in Philosophy, University of Chicago, 2004
Matthew Trosper Matthew Trosper     matthew-trosper@uiowa.edu
Office: S252 PBB    Phone: 319-335-0929
Adjunct Lecturer
Academic History:
  • - MBA, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 2005
  • - BS in Civil Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 1999


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