Irvine named Kleinheinz Chair at Neeley School of Business

Paul Irvine, the C.R. Williams Professor of Financial Services at Texas Christian University’s Neeley School of Business, has been appointed the Kleinheinz Family Foundation Endowed Chair in International Finance and Investments.

Irvine is an active scholar and authority on capital markets, investments, investment banking and market microstructure. He is associate editor for Financial Management and Journal of Financial Markets, and a member of the Financial Management Association, American Financial Association and Western Finance Association. He has received several outstanding teaching awards at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

This new endowed chair in finance, provided by John and Marsha Kleinheinz, supports a distinguished teacher and scholar whose primary focus is on international finance with expertise in global investments.

“This new endowed chair heightens the international focus of teaching and research in finance for Neeley School faculty and students,” said O. Homer Erekson, the John V. Roach Dean of the Neeley School of Business. “Dr. Irvine’s impressive expertise will support premium learning experiences and research endeavors in global investment management.”

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Irvine earned a doctorate in finance and a master’s degree in applied economics from the Simon Graduate School at the University of Rochester, a master’s in economics from Simon Fraser University, and bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Calgary.

Irvine joined TCU in 2013. Previously, he was the BB&T Scholar in Finance and associate professor of finance at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business, and assistant professor of finance at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School