John R. Nofsinger

Professor of Finance

Accounting and Finance
John R. Nofsinger


John teaches finance courses and has developed courses for classroom delivery, online, and remote locations. He has also authored/co-authored ten finance trade-, text-, and scholarly books that have been translated into eight languages. His book, The Psychology of Investing, is popular with investment advisors. He is also a prolific scholar, having published nearly 50 articles in prestigious scholarly and practitioner journals. John loves road cycling and will have to learn how to go off-road.


  • “Institutional Investors and Corporate Social Responsibility”, Journal of Corporate Finance (2019)
    Journal Article
  • “Finance: Applications & Theory”, McGraw Hill (2019)
  • “Behavioral Finance: What Everyone Needs to Know”, Oxford University Press (2019)
  • “Corporate Culture and Investment Cash-Flow Sensitivity”, Journal of Business Ethics (2019)
  • “DEEP Sleep: The Impact of Sleep on Financial Risk Taking”, Review of Financial Economics (2019)
    Journal Article
  • “Paying Attention to Social Media Stocks”, International Review of Economics and Finance (2019)
    Journal Article
Additional Research

Education & Affiliations


Washington State University, PhD in Finance