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Dr. Timothy Timura, CFA

Timothy Timura

Executive in Residence Department of Finance and Real Estate

Additional Positions at AU

  • Faculty Director: Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF)
  • Faculty Director: Real Estate Investment Trust Fund (REIT)
Dr. Timothy 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. An internationally recognized advocate of alternative assets-oriented investment strategies and 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 & private equity portfolio constructions; regulatory investment finance; and factor based investment management.


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

KSB - Finance and Real Estate
Kogod - 1982
Contact Info
(202) 885-5T42

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  • Summer 2017

    • FIN-685 Topics in Finance: Alternative Investments
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  • Fall 2017

    • FIN-494 Comm Service Learning Project: Investment Analysis
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    • REAL-496 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: REIT Portfolio Management
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  • Spring 2018

    • FIN-496 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Alternative Investments
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    • REAL-496 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: REIT Portfolio Management
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