Assistant Professor of Finance
Ph.D. (Finance), University of Missouri - Columbia; M.A. (Mathematics), University of Northern Iowa; B.A. (Mathematics & Accounting), Mount Mercy University
Investments; Fixed Income; Derivatives
Financial Intermediaries; Hedge Funds; Empirical Asset Pricing
Before pursuing an academic career, Ryan’s professional experience encompassed fixed income and security analysis in his role as an Associate Credit Analyst at Aegon Investment Management. Prior to joining the University of Northern Iowa Finance Department, Ryan was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Tulsa and the primary instructor of the Investment curriculum for the undergraduate Finance and Masters of Finance programs.
Ryan is active in research, reviewing for and publishing in peer-reviewed finance journals. Ryan also regularly participates in national conferences that include the Financial Management Association, Midwest Finance Association, and Southern Finance Association.
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The crisis in college education is hitting campuses around the country hard, and many will not survive. Some people question if higher education is worth the cost and question which institutions do a good job and are worthy of support. These are hard questions to answer as institutions serve different populations, have various missions, and vary in their definition of success.
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A new partnership between the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) aimed at helping location-bound students in Des Moines earn a college degree through UNI received a $1 million boost this week thanks to the generosity of UNI alumni.
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