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Dr. Timothy J. Timura, CFA

Timothy Timura

Executive in Residence Department of Finance and Real Estate

Additional Positions at AU

  • Faculty Director: Student Managed Investment Portfolio
  • Faculty Director: Masters of Science in Finance Program
  • Faculty Director: Masters of Science in Real Estate Program
Dr. Timothy J. Timura, CFA, joined the American University Kogod faculty after 30 years as a professional institutional investment manager. Timothy has held senior investment management positions with Federated Investors, Principal Financial, Newbolds Asset Management, and the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio. Prior to Kogod, Timura taught finance and economics at The Ohio State University, Lehigh University, the Pennsylvania Bankers School (at Bucknell University), and the University of Pennsylvania as well as served as a Research Fellow at the Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management. The author of the Duplicity Effect, the Retirement Learning Cycle, and Is Wall Street Research Useful?, Timura has research interests in expectations-based valuation theory; synthetic venture capital and private equity risk-return constructions; and business cycle based investment management.


BA Dickinson College (Economics); MS University of Pennsylvania (Learning Theory, Philosophy); MBA University of Wisconsin-Madison (Finance, Applied Security Analysis Program); EdD University of Pennsylvania (Experiential Learning Theory, Financial Literacy); DM Case Western Reserve University (Management, Behavioral Finance); Postdoc University of Florida-Gainesville (Finance, Alternative Assets)

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