William Bazley

Assistant Professor
Primary office:
Capitol Federal Hall
Room 3143
University of Kansas


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William Bazley is an assistant professor of finance at the University of Kansas School of Business. His research focuses on household financial decision-making and incorporates aspects of behavioral, social, and experimental finance, as well as financial technology. He has taught and assisted in a number of finance courses at the University of Miami, including Behavioral Finance, Fundamentals of Finance, International Finance, Investments, and Financial Modeling. William has also gained several years of professional experience in investments, portfolio management, and business consulting in the United States and United Kingdom.

Teaching history

  • Fundamentals of Finance, Instructor, Undergraduate (2018)
  • Behavioral Finance, Instructor, Undergraduate (2017)
  • Quantitative & Analytical Fundamentals, Instructor, Graduate (2015)

Professional background

  • Senior Consultant, Protiviti (2010–12, London, United Kingdom)
  • Performance Analyst, Asset Consulting Group (2008–09, St. Louis, Missouri)


  • Ph.D. in Finance, University of Miami (2019)
  • M.Sc. in Accounting and Finance, London School of Economics and Political Science (2008)
  • B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance, University of Miami (2007)

Research Interests

  • Behavioral finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • FinTech
  • Household Finance

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