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Dr. Benjamin L. Dow, III, Ph.D.

Professor of Finance

bdow@semo.edu
573-651-2313
http://cstl-hcb.semo.edu/dow/
Office: Dempster Hall  273


My philosophy on teaching is that success in the classroom involves motivating students to achieve a thorough understanding of financial topics.

What area do you teach?

Corporate Finance, Investments, International Finance

Education/Degree(s)

BS Mechanical Engineering, Bucknell University
MBA, University of Arkansas, Little Rock
PhD Finance, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Your philosophy of teaching:

My philosophy on teaching is that success in the classroom involves motivating students to achieve a thorough understanding of financial topics. This can best be accomplished with a balance of theory and practical application that allows students the opportunity to develop skills needed to reach their individual goals. Emphasis on technological innovations is an important component in the preparation of students for productive corporate careers.

Why did you decide to teach?

Helping students become successful offers a high level of personal satisfaction.

Credentials/career path

Colt Industries - Mechanical Engineer - 1993-1994
Energy Management Services - Consultant- 1994-1999
Hardin Simmons University-Assistant Professor-2000-2004
Southeast Missouri State University-Professor-2004-Present

Professional Highlight

BLD Consulting

Award/Honor/Recognition

Copper Dome Outstanding Teaching 2015-2016, 2018-2019

Organization with which you are involved

Finance and Economics Club Faculty Advisor

Most Recent/Notable Published Work

FX SWAPS TO HEDGE FOREIGN CURRENCY TRANSACTION RISK-2017

Best advice for students

Learn something from everyone you meet and travel abroad.

Contact

573.651.2181
bglastetter@semo.edu
Dempster Hall 205
Economics and Finance Department
One University Plaza, MS 5845
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701