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Jeff Brookman, Ph.D.

Professor of Finance

Office: BA 527

(208) 282-3041

Ph.D., University of Oregon
MBA, University of Oregon
BS, University of Utah

Dr. Brookman teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in corporate finance, investments and international finance.  His research interest is in corporate governance, executive remuneration, international investments and firm financing decisions.  He has also written several case studies about individual and business finance decisions.  His corporate and investment finance experience is from working at Columbia Sportswear and Fidelity Investments.  He has published in the Journal of Corporate Finance, Financial Research, Financial Review and Pacific Basin Journal among others.

Steve Byers, Ph.D.

Professor of Finance

Office: BA 432

(208) 282-4509

Ph.D., Texas A&M University
MBA, Indiana University
BA, Indiana University

Dr. Byers teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in corporate finance, investments, financial institutions management, and healthcare finance. He is a consultant in the areas of corporate finance and valuation. He frequently conducts executive development in-house programs for corporations. Prior to becoming a professor, Dr. Byers worked in corporate finance at NCR Corporation and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Dr. Byers teaches abroad at Iceland's Rekjavik University MBA program where professors from some of the best American, Canadian, and European universities teach much of the curriculum. Dr. Byers served as an officer in the U.S. Navy onboard nuclear submarines prior to his career in business. 

Chris Chatwin

Professor of Finance

Office: BA 336

(208) 282-3683

Kenneth Khang, Ph.D.

Professor of Finance

Office: BA 446

(208) 282-6398

Ph.D., University of Washington
MBA, University of California- Berkeley
BS, University of Oregon

Dr. Khang teaches investments related classes and is the faculty advisor for the Student Finance Association, the D.A. Davidson Student Investment Fund, and the CFA Global Investment Research Challenge. He conducts research on topics in the areas of investments, financial markets and institutions, and corporate finance; and has published in the Journal of Financial Economics, Financial Management, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Empirical Finance, Applied Economics, Applied Financial Economics, and the Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting.