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Bio: Theodore M. Barnhill


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The University of Michigan January 1971 - May 1974 Ph.D. (Finance)
The University of Michigan September 1969 - January 1971 MBA
The University of Michigan September 1968 - August 1969 M.S. (Ch.E)
Tennessee Technological University September 1964 - June 1968 B.S. (Ch.E)


July 1978 to Present: Professor of Finance, Director of the Global and Entrepreneurial Finance Research Institute, at The George Washington University.

Principal areas of teaching are financial institution management and modeling, financial engineering, derivative securities markets, and corporate financial management. Research interests center on integrated market and credit risk modeling, financial institution and financial sector risk assessment, sovereign risk assessment, asset/liability management, trading, and hedging and arbitrage in fixed income security markets.

Jan. 1977 to Present: In September 1995 co-founded FinSoft, Inc. financial software and consulting company focusing on security valuation and risk management.

Have also consulted with the IMF, The World Bank, U.S.A.I.D., Central Banks of Brazil, Russia, and South Africa, Department of Justice, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Department of Energy, General Accounting Office, Federal Power Commission, private companies, financial institutions, and law firms.

May 1975 to Jan. 1977: Deputy Director, Office of Financial Resources and Energy Finance , United States Department of the Treasury. In that capacity was classified an “expert” in the field of energy finance.

July 1973 to Sept. 1974: Investment analyst with The Prudential Insurance Company of America. Principal activities were the location, analysis, and negotiation of private placement investments.

Publications in: JFQA, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Risk, The Journal of Empirical Finance, The Journal of Fixed Income, The Journal of Financial Research, The Journal of Futures Markets, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, Journal of Bond Trading & Management, Economia Aplicada, Journal of Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments, Journal of Advances in Futures and Options Research, Review of Research in Futures Markets.

High Yield Bonds: Market Structure, Portfolio Management, and Credit Risk Modeling (Barnhill, Theodore M. Jr., William F. Maxwell, and Mark Shenkman editors), McGraw-Hill, 2000.