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Deborah L. Harrell

Associate Professor, and Haslam College of Business Investments Professor
431 Stokely Management Center
Department of Finance
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996
Voice: 865-974-8396
Fax: 865-974-1716


Deborah Harrell joined the University of Tennessee in August 1990, and since then has been a finalist or recipient of numerous awards for excellence in teaching and research.  She teaches at all academic levels. For several years she taught in the executive graduate program in Taiwan.  She is faculty advisor for our two student-managed real-money investment funds--the Haslam and LaPorte Torch Funds.

In 2008, Dr. Harrell was named the College of Business Administration Investments Professor. She has published numerous articles that have appeared in journals such as the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis , Journal for Portfolio Management, Financial Analysts Journal, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Family Business Review, and Journal of Business Ethics. Her research is cited by Ibbotson and Associates.

Deborah received her doctoral degree in Finance from The University of Florida, Gainesville, and worked in the banking, legal, and utility industries for more than ten years prior to entering academia. Her research interests include the areas of investments, corporate misconduct, and business ethics.

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