- BA Dickinson College; MS University of Pennsylvania; MBA University of Wisconsin-Madison (Applied Security Analysis Program); EdD University of Pennsylvania (w/ Wharton EE); DM Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead; Behavioral Finance); Postdoctoral Studies University of Florida-Gainesville (Alternative Assets)
Dr. Timothy Timura, CFA, CAIA rejoined the Kogod School of Business Finance and Real Estate faculty. By his account, Timura successfully completed "The Trilogy" - serving in the professional, academic and government worlds. In recognition of his accomplishments, in 2018, Timura was awarded a Fulbright by the US Department of State.
Professionally, for over thirty years, Timothy held investment management positions with Federated Investors, Principal Financial, and the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio. Academically, prior to KSB, he taught financial economics at The Ohio State University, the Pennsylvania Bankers Association School at Bucknell University, Lehigh University, the University of Pennsylvania and served as a Research Fellow at Case Western Reserve University. Most recently, Timothy served as Deputy Chief Economist and Deputy Director at the US Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA).
An advocate of alternative asset investment strategies, a disciple of behavioral finance, 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 alternatives portfolio construction; regulatory investment finance; investment client-advisor interactions; and factor-based investment management as well as teaching interests in his Python for Finance and R for Finance experimental summer 2020 courses.