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Undergraduate Education

Through the finance major, students will gain an understanding of the principles of financial management, including investment and portfolio management, financial markets and institutions, and financial theory and practice.

Student Support

The Department of Finance supports its students financially and through initiatives to help them accomplish their career goals.

Doctoral Program

Our faculty are dedicated to offering excellent training for Ph.D. students, and as such, students take advanced coursework, conduct research with faculty and other students, teach classes and complete a dissertation.

The Masters Investment Learning Center

The Masters Investment Learning Center delivers experiential learning through real-world investing.

Visible at the heart of the Haslam building, its highlights include student-managed funds, Bloomberg terminals, investment challenges and software training opportunities.


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Tracie Woidtke on Shareholder Activism

Tracie Woidtke, professor and Finance Department Head, is researching topics including exempt proxy solicitations. She is looking into the effects of communication among shareholders and increased activism with the goal of determining whether low-cost mechanisms can influence a company to act in shareholders’ best interests.

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Jim Wansley

Featured Faculty

James Wansley

Jim Wansley is the Director of the Aerospace & Defense MBA Program, where he has served as the lead finance faculty member since the program’s inception in 2004. He was ...

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Student Faculty & AlumniSpotlights

Spencer Stires

Spencer Stires is currently pursuing a Master’s of Financial Mathematics at the University of Chicago, where he seeks to uncover the complex relationships that underlie and govern movements of market prices.

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Katie Fowlkes

Katie Fowlkes, a senior finance major, works in the Masters Investment Learning Center at the Haslam College of Business. She attributes her confidence in the knowledge of financial markets to this experience and says it has helped her determine a career.

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Kyle JohnsKyle Johns

Kyle Johns took a rare path for his generation while rising to become a portfolio manager and four-year partner at Atlanta Capital Management: he’s with the same firm where he landed his first job out of college.

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Haslam welcomes 13 new faculty

Haslam Welcomes 13 New Faculty Members

They join the departments of accounting and information management, economics, finance, management and entrepreneurship, marketing and supply chain management.

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