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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
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.
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
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.