Awarded College of Business 2019 - 2020 Outstanding Doctoral Teaching Award

    • College-wide Award given to two Ph.D students each year

Awarded College of Business 2018 - 2019 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

    • College-wide Award given to two Ph.D students each year


Graduate Level:

Fixed Income Securities (FIN 5545)

    • Spring 2021: 1 Section, 59 Students, Individual Overall Rating 4.91/5.00

    • This course describes important fixed income securities and markets, and develops tools for valuing fixed income securities and managing interest rate risk. The course covers traditional bonds and term structure concepts as well as fixed income derivatives and interest rate modeling.

Doctoral Boot Camp for Incoming Doctoral Students (Ph.D.) (FIN 5935)

    • Summer 2018, Summer 2019, Summer 2020, Summer 2021, Summer 2022

    • This course gives new Ph.D students a preview of their future as a doctoral student and finance academic, reviews various databases and other research-related resources, and gives an introduction to statistical software and basic programming techniques.

Undergraduate Level:

Problems in Financial Management (FIN4424)

    • Fall 2022: 3 Sections, 149 Students, Individual Overall Rating: 4.84/5.00

    • Spring 2022: 4 Sections, 233 Students, Individual Overall Rating: 4.76/5.00

    • Fall 2021: 3 Sections, 119 Students, Individual Overall Rating: 4.67/5.00

    • This course gives students an understanding of the underlying principles of finance from the decision-making perspective of financial managers. Topics include: project valuation and capital budgeting decisions, return and risk analysis, capital structure, payout policy, and corporate governance. Case studies are included.

Perspectives on Free Enterprise (GEB4455)

    • Fall 2022: 1 Section, 59 Students, Individual Overall Rating: 4.95/5.00

    • Spring 2022: 1 Section, 38 Students, Individual Overall Rating: 4.86/5.00

    • Fall 2021: 1 Section, 39 Students, Individual Overall Rating: 4.85/5.00

    • This course gives students an examination of the free enterprise system and the associated economic schools of thought. Topics include: macroeconomic variables, the business cycle, government policy, popular perspectives on free enterprise, and current issues and trends in the economy, society, and business world.

Financial Modeling and Forecasting with Computers (FIN 4453)

    • Summer 2021: 1 Section, Hybrid - Online and In-Person, 38 Students, Individual Overall Rating 4.84/5.00

    • Summer 2020: 1 Section, All-online, 32 Students, Individual Overall Rating 4.84/5.00

    • Summer 2019: 1 Section, 39 Students, Individual Overall Rating 5.00/5.00

    • Summer 2018: 1 Section, 20 Students, Individual Overall Rating 5.00/5.00

    • This course is an introduction to financial modeling, financial forecasting, and financial problem solving in a computer-based environment using Microsoft Excel. The course is aimed at understanding a financial relationship and building that relationship into a model using Excel. The course is very quantitatively oriented. Concepts and models will be introduced, demonstrated, and reviewed in class. However, in order to understand financial relationships and model those relationships appropriately, significant work outside the classroom is required.

Bloomberg Training for Graduate and Undergraduate Students

    • Fall 2018 - Present

    • This course introduces students to the Bloomberg Terminals, instructs them on how to become Bloomberg Certified, and demonstrates how the terminals can supplement their in-class lectures with real-world examples.

Teaching Assistant

Graduate Level:

Business Conditions Analysis (MBA) (MAN 5716)

    • Fall 2018 - Summer 2021

    • This course provides an overview of the macroeconomic environment. It emphasizes the external variables to the firm that significantly influence overall performance. This would include economic growth, inflation, value of the dollar, performance of different sectors of the economy, consumer and business confidence, stock market performance, labor costs, business failures and the performance of the world economy. It would also include political and government factors such as war, terrorism, labor strikes, government policies, regulatory environment, and the policies of world organizations such as the World Trade Organization and the International Monetary Fund.

Undergraduate Level:

Financial Management of the Firm (FIN 3403)

    • Fall 2016 - Summer 2021

    • This course is designed to introduce students to the organization and practices of corporate finance. Students are expected to become familiar with time value of money considerations, investment, financing, and dividend decisions, the history of markets, and security valuation. Upon completion of this course students should be able to approach financial analysis and decision making from the perspective of the financial manager of the firm..