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Albers School of Business and Economics

Finance Faculty

Jot K. Yau, PhD, CFA

PhD, Finance, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
MBA, Finance, University of Toledo
BSocSc, Management Studies with Honors, University of Hong Kong
CFA, Chartered Financial Analyst
Chair, Department of Finance
Professor, Finance
George Albers Professor, 2017-2020
Phone: 206-296-5639
Building/Room: Pigott 503

Peter Brous, PhD

PhD, Finance, University of Oregon
BS, Finance, University of Connecticut
Professor, Finance
Dr. Khalil Dibee Endowed Chair of Finance, 2015-2019
Phone: 206-296-6495
Building/Room: Pigott 525

Bonnie Buchanan, PhD

PhD, Finance, University of Georgia
MS, Statistics, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
BS, Statistics with Honors, University of New South Wales
Associate Professor, Finance
Howard J. Bosanko Professor in International Economics and Finance
Program Director, MSF
Phone: 206-296-5977
Building/Room: Pigott 519

Cathy Xuying Cao, PhD, CFA

PhD, Finance, University of Texas at Dallas
MS, Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MS, Management, Shanghai Jiaotong University
BA, Precision Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University
Associate Professor, Finance
Phone: 206-296-5712
Building/Room: Pigott 424

David Carrithers, MBA

MBA, Finance, University of Washington
BA, Philosophy and English, Iowa State University
Instructor, Finance
Phone: 206-296-5919
Building/Room: Pigott 528

Vinay Datar, PhD

PhD, Finance, University of Florida
BTech, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India
Professor, Finance
Phone: 206-296-2801
Building/Room: Pigott 406

Dean Diavatopoulos, PhD

PhD, Finance, Florida State University
MS, Statistics, Florida State University
Assistant Professor, Finance
Phone: 206-296-5692
Building/Room: Pigott 512

Ekaterina Emm, PhD

PhD, Finance, Georgia State University
MA, Finance, Georgia State University
BA, Boston University
Associate Professor, Finance
Phone: 206-296-5785
Building/Room: Pigott 526

Bo Han, MBA

PhD Candidate, University of Washington
Master of Science in Business Administration, University of Washington
BA, Finance, Nankai University
Assistant Professor, Finance
Phone: (206) 296-5725
Building/Room: Pigott 508

Jim Huie, MSF, MBA

MS, Finance, Seattle University
Master of Finance, University of Hong Kong (HKU)
MBA, University of Washington
BA, University of Washington
Adjunct, Finance
Phone: 206-430-8385

Robert Hunsberger, MBA

MBA, Arizona State University
BS, Commerce, University of Virginia
Senior Adjunct, Finance
Senior Adjunct, Management

John V. Merle

MBA with Honors, International Business (Finance), Golden Gate University
BA, Cal State University - San Francisco
Program Director, Bridge MBA
Senior Instructor, Accounting
Senior Instructor, Finance
Phone: 206-398-4628
Building/Room: Pigott 431

Ruben Trevino, PhD

PhD, Finance, University of Alabama
MS, Industrial Management, Georgia Institute of Technology
MBA, Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey
BS, Electrical Engineering, Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey
Associate Professor, Finance
Phone: 206-296-5745
Building/Room: Pigott 504