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John R. Nofsinger

Dean/Professor of Finance

Accounting and Finance, Dean's Office
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.


  • “On the Physiology of Investment Biases: The Role of Cortisol and Testosterone”, Journal of Behavioral Finance (2020)
    Journal Article
  • “Share Buybacks in India”, Research in International Business and Finance (2020)
    Journal Article
  • “Caste primacy of auditor choice and independence”, The International Journal of Accounting, World Scientific (2020)
    Journal Article
  • “Can Reputation Concern Restrain Bad News Hoarding in Family Firms?”, Journal of Banking and Finance (2020)
    Journal Article
  • “Share Repurchases and Wealth Transfer among Shareholders”, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance (2020)
    Journal Article
  • “The Savvy Investor’s Guide to Building Wealth with Traditional Investments”, Emarald Publishing (2020)
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Education & Affiliations


Washington State University, PhD in Finance