John Stowe, Ph.D.

Professor of Finance

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John Stowe is the Professor of Finance at Ohio University. He joined the OU College of Business faculty in June 2008. For the prior five years, he served as Director of Exam Development and Head of Curriculum Development for the Chartered Financial Analyst Program at CFA Institute. From 1980-2003, he was a faculty member at University of Missouri-Columbia (associate professor of finance, professor of finance, finance department chair, and associate dean). From 1976-1980 he was assistant professor of finance at the University of Oklahoma, and from 1972-1976 he was assistant professor of finance at Florida International University.

He is a coauthor of Corporate Financial Management (2017, fifth edition) and coauthor of Equity Asset Valuation (2016, third edition). He has published research papers in journals including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Corporate Finance, Financial Analysts Journal, Financial Management, Journal of Risk and Insurance, Journal of Investing, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Applied Finance, Journal of Portfolio Management, Financial Review, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, and others. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst. His teaching interests include corporate finance, equities, and investment management, and his research projects usually are empirical studies of issues in these same areas.

Dr. Stowe received his B.A. from Centenary College his M.A. from the University of Houston his and his Ph.D. from the University of Houston. He was awarded the CFA charter in 1995.