Finance

Area Director

Professor, Area Director for Finance
785-864-4072
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2187

Academic Area

Business Economics

Administrative Associate
785-864-2191
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3112

Academic Areas

Finance and Analytics, Information Systems and Operations

Business Economics

George Bittlingmayer
Professor Emeritus
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3141

Academic Areas

Business Economics and Finance

Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of Chicago (1981)
  • M.A. in Economics, University of Chicago (1977)
  • B.A. in Economics and German, Lehigh University (1975)
Keith Chauvin
Associate Professor
785-864-7567
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4105

Academic Areas

Economics, Finance and Human Resources

Education

  • Ph.D. , University of Illinois (1988)
  • Master's, University of Illinois (1985)
  • Bachelor's, Rockhurst College (1980)
Art Hall
Lecturer, Director, Brandmeyer Center for Applied Economics
785-864-5134
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 1030J

Academic Areas

Economics

Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of Georgia (1991)
  • BA in Economics, Emory University (1985)
Associate Researcher
Capitol Federal Hall

Academic Area

Business Economics

Douglas A. Houston
Professor Emeritus

Academic Areas

Decision Sciences, Business Economics and Finance

Education

  • Ph.D., Indiana University
  • Master's, Indiana University
  • B.A. in Economics, Union College
Charles E. Krider
Professor Emeritus
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3147

Academic Areas

Economics and Human Resources

Education

  • PhD in Economics and Labor Relations, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago (1976)
  • MBA (Concentration in Labor Relations), Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago (1966)
  • Bachelor's in Economics, Kalamazoo College (1963)
Associate Researcher
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 1030K

Academic Area

Business Economics

Lecturer
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2177

Academic Area

Business Economics

Dieter Schrader
Lecturer & Director, Finance Scholars Program
785-864-3999
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2164

Academic Areas

Economics

Education

  • M.S. in Business-Finance, University of Kansas
  • M.A. in Economics, University of Kansas
  • B.S. in Economics, University of Kansas
Lecturer and Research Associate
785-864-6018
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 1030Q

Academic Area

Business Economics

Finance

Christopher W. Anderson
Professor, Anderson Chandler Fellow, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs
785-864-7340
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3114

Academic Areas

Finance and International Business

Education

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) (1998)
  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh (1995)
  • M.A. in Economics, University of Iowa (1990)
  • M.A. in Business, University of Iowa (1989)
  • B.B.A., University of Iowa (1987)
William (Bill) L. Beedles
785-864-7530
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3104

Academic Area

Finance

Education

  • PhD Finance, The University of Texas at Austin (1975)
  • M.S. in Business, Kansas State University (1971)
  • B.S. in Business, Kansas State University (1970)
George Bittlingmayer
Professor Emeritus
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3141

Academic Areas

Business Economics and Finance

Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of Chicago (1981)
  • M.A. in Economics, University of Chicago (1977)
  • B.A. in Economics and German, Lehigh University (1975)
Boone Bradley
Lecturer
785-864-9402
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2158

Academic Areas

Finance

Lecturer
913-709-9229
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4178

Academic Areas

Finance and International Business

Education

  • MBA (Concentrations in Finance and International Business), University of Kansas
  • M.A. in Education, Russia
  • B.A. in Education, Russia
Keith Chauvin
Associate Professor
785-864-7567
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4105

Academic Areas

Economics, Finance and Human Resources

Education

  • Ph.D. , University of Illinois (1988)
  • Master's, University of Illinois (1985)
  • Bachelor's, Rockhurst College (1980)
Robert (Bob) DeYoung
Harold Otto Chair of Economics, Capitol Federal Distinguished Professor in Financial Markets and Institutions
785-864-1806
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2185

Academic Areas

Finance

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • B.A., Rutgers University-Camden
John I. Hense Jr.
785-864-6741
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3137

Academic Area

Finance

Education

  • MBA, University of Kansas (1988)
  • B.S. in Business Administration, University of Kansas (1984)
Douglas A. Houston
Professor Emeritus

Academic Areas

Decision Sciences, Business Economics and Finance

Education

  • Ph.D., Indiana University
  • Master's, Indiana University
  • B.A. in Economics, Union College
Paul Koch
Professor, O. Maurice Joy Professor of Business, Ph.D. Program Director
785-864-7503
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4185

Academic Areas

Finance

Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Michigan State University (1980)
  • Bachelor's in Economics and Mathematics, Wartburg College (1977)
William E. Lewis
Executive in Residence/Distinguished Lecturer
785-864-7514
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3107

Academic Areas

Finance

Education

  • M.S. in Finance, University of Kansas (1969)
  • B.S. in Business Administration, University of Kansas (1968)
  • B.A. in Mathematics, University of Kansas (1966)
Lei Li
Assistant Professor
785-864-8934
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4136

Academic Area

Finance

Education

  • Ph.D. in Finance, Carroll School of Management, Boston College (2012)
  • M.A. in Economics, Brown University (2007)
  • M.S. in Mathematics, Brown University (2006)
  • B.S. in Mathematics, University of Science and Technology of China (2001)
Lecturer
785-864-6740
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4152

Academic Areas

Finance

Education

  • MBA, University of Kansas (1980)
  • B.S. in Business Administration, University of Kansas (1973)
Laurian Casson Lytle
785-864-4033
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3132

Academic Area

Finance

Felix Meschke
Associate Professor
347-433-5495
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4106

Academic Area

Finance

Education

  • Ph.D. in Finance, Arizona State University
  • Diploma in Economics, Witten University, Germany
Lecturer
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2177

Academic Area

Finance

Lecturer
785-864-2591
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2158

Academic Area

Finance

Education

  • M.A., University of Kansas
  • B.A., University of Kansas
Lawrence Morriss, Jr.
785-864-7694
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4108

Academic Areas

Accounting and Finance

Education

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • M.S. in Finance, University of Missouri Kansas City
  • B.S.B.A. Accounting, University of Missouri Columbia
Catherine Shenoy
Senior Lecturer, Director of the Center for Business Analytics Research,
785-864-7519
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3185

Academic Area

Finance

Education

  • Ph.D. in Finance, University of Kansas
  • MBA, University of Kansas
  • B.S. in Accounting, University of Kansas
Peter M. Tavlin
Lecturer
785-864-6995
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3128

Academic Area

Finance

Education

  • MBA in Finance, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
  • B.A. in Economics, State University of New York at Birmingham
Kevin Tseng
Assistant Professor
785-864-1683
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4135

Academic Area

Finance

Education

  • Ph.D. in Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University (2015)
  • M.S. in Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University (2015)
  • Master of Financial Engineering, National Taiwan University (2008)
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University (2006)
Lecturer
785-864-6821
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3167

Academic Area

Finance

Kelly D. Welch
Multi-Term Lecturer, School of Business Teaching Fellow
785-864-7614
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4164

Academic Area

Finance

Education

  • PhD in Finance and Economics, University of Chicago (1999)
  • Honours BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, University of Oxford (1989)
  • BS in Economics, Kansas State University (1987)
  • BS in Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University (1987)
Modupe (Jide) Wintoki
Associate Professor
785-864-7515
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4126

Academic Area

Finance

Education

  • Ph.D. in Finance, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia
  • B.S., University of Lagos

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