Robert A. Weigand, Ph.D.

Professor of Finance and Brenneman Professor of Business Strategy

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Robert A. Weigand, Ph.D., is Professor of Finance and Brenneman Professor of Business Strategy at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, where he teaches Financial Management and Applied Portfolio Management. Professor Weigand is the author of Applied Equity Analysis and Portfolio Management (Wiley 2014) and over 40 scholarly articles and book chapters. His research has supported a variety of innovations in asset management, including Russell Investment’s CrossVol(TM) Volatility Indexes. Dr. Weigand serves on the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council and as a Panel Member for McKinsey Quarterly. His blog, Financial Market Commentary, is syndicated by financial media outlets such as TalkMarkets and Wall St. Cheat Sheet, and has been recognized by Bisk Education’s CPA Review as a Top Accounting Education Resource and by Future Advisor as a Top Unbiased Blog. Dr. Weigand has been a recipient of the Ned Fleming Award for Excellence in Teaching (2011), the A. Roy Myers Award for Excellence in Research (2010), the John and Betty Dicus Excellence in Teaching Award (2010), the Kaw Valley Bank Excellence in Research Award (2009), and the Student Life Achieving Excellence Award (2009).

Experience and Education
  • Professor of Finance and Brenneman Professor of Business Strategy, Washburn University, 2005-present
  • Visiting Professor of Finance, International School of Management, Paris, 2011-present
  • Associate Professor, University of Colorado, 2001-2005
  • Director, Computer Mortgages of America/Mortgage Loan Plus.com, Colorado Springs, 1999-2002
  • Assistant Professor, University of Colorado, 1997-2001
  • Principal, Financial Analytics and Research Group, Tampa, Florida, 1994-1997
  • Assistant Professor, University of South Florida, 1994-1997
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University, 1993-1994
  • Ph.D., Finance, University of Arizona, 1993
  • B.S., Finance, University of Arizona, 1989
  • Director, Canada Hills Country Club, 1985-1986

Honors and Awards
  • Ned Fleming Excellence in Teaching Award, Washburn University, 2011
  • A. Roy Myers Excellence in Research Award, Washburn University, 2010
  • John and Betty Dicus Excellence in Teaching Award, Washburn University, 2010
  • Kaw Valley Bank Excellence in Research Award, Washburn University, 2009
  • Recipient of the Student Life Achieving Excellence Award, Washburn University, 2009
  • Appointed to the Editorial Board of Journal of International and Interdisciplinary Research, 2013
  • Appointed to the Editorial Board of Investment Management and Financial Innovations, 2009
  • Appointed to the Editorial Board of Problems and Perspectives in Management, 2007
  • Appointed Brenneman Professor of Business Strategy, Washburn University, 2005
  • Nominated as a President’s Teaching Scholar, University of Colorado, 2003
  • Outstanding Teacher, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, 2002
  • Outstanding Faculty Member, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, 1999
  • Outstanding Teacher, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, 1999
  • Teaching Distinction List, University of Arizona, 1990-1993
  • Magna Cum Laude, University of Arizona, 1989
  • The Dean’s Award, University of Arizona, 1988

Contact Information:

Email: profweigand@yahoo.com
Phone: 785.670.1591
Mail:
Washburn University School of Business
1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, Kansas 66604


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