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Jeffrey Hart
Lecturer
Contact
319-335-0891
Office
W278 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
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
Awards 
Faculty Member of the Year, Undergraduate Tippie Senate, 2016
Recognized as one of the top faculty members (out of over 1,300) at University of Iowa voted on by Graduating Seniors, Office of the Executive VP and Provost, May 2016
Top 20 Faculty (out of over 1,000) at University of Iowa voted on by Graduating Seniors, Office of the Executive VP and Provost, May 2014
President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence Tippie College of Business Nominee, January 2014
Top 20 Faculty (out of over 1,000) at University of Iowa voted on by Graduating Seniors, Office of the Executive VP and Provost, May 2013
Blessed Basil Anthony Moreau, C.S.C. Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, May 2011
Master of Accountancy Outstanding Professor Award, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, May 2009
Delta Sigma Pi Teaching Award, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, May 2008
Panhellenic Council Outstanding Faculty Award, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, May 2008
SMU Summer Business Institute Outstanding Faculty Award, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, August 2007
Distinguished/Outstanding BBA Teaching Award, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, May 2007
Willis M. Tate Award for Outstanding Dedication to the SMU Student Body, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, May 2007
Featured in Businessweek as SMU’s Favorite Professor, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, September 2006
Distinguished/Outstanding BBA Teaching Award, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, May 2006
Order of Omega Paideia Greek Awards Outstanding Faculty Member, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, May 2006
Distinguished/Outstanding BBA Teaching Award, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, May 2005
SMU Summer Business Institute Outstanding Faculty Award, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, August 2004
Distinguished/Outstanding BBA Teaching Award, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, May 2004
Distinguished/Outstanding BBA Teaching Award, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, May 2003
Distinguished/Outstanding BBA Teaching Award, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, May 2002
Decima Chapter of Mortar Board Award for Outstanding Commitment to Students, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, May 2001
Distinguished/Outstanding BBA Teaching Award, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, May 2001
Outstanding Faculty Award, Interfraternity Council, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, May 2001
Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Texas, Arlington, TX, May 1997
Finance Society's Award for Exceptional Support and Mentoring, University of Texas, Arlington, TX, May 1997
Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award for the College of Business, University of Texas, Arlington, TX, May 1997
Selected publications 

Inexperienced Banks and Interstate Mergers. Jeffrey R. Hart, Vincent P. Apilado, Journal of Economics and Business, 2002, vol 54, 313-330

Current & Prior Positions 
Lecturer, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, 2008 - 2011
Consultant, Global macro hedge fund, Austin, TX, 2008 - 2010
Partner, Multi strategy hedge fund, Dallas, TX, 2005 - 2008
Lecturer, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, 2000 - 2008
Finance consultant, to a Dallas billionaire, 2005 - 2006
Visiting Lecturer, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA, 1999 - 2000
Lecturer, University of Texas, Arlington, TX, 1994 - 1999
Financial Analyst, Chicago, IL and Seattle, WA, 1988 - 1994
Committees and professional service 
Principal, Palos Harbor Fund LP, Philadelphia & New York, 2015 - Current
HawkTrade Faculty Advisor, 2012 - Current
Financial Management Association Faculty Advisor, 2011 - Current
Recognized contributor to the textbook Corporate Valuation by Holthausen and Zmijewski, 2014
Licensures and certifications 
Registered Investment Adviser (Series 65), State of Texas, March 2004