Thomas George

Professor - Bauer Professor of Finance
Senior Associate Dean

Thomas George


Prior to joining the UH faculty in 2002, Professor George served on the faculties of Ohio State University, the University of Iowa, and Northwestern University as a visitor. Professor George's teaching interests include equity and fixed-income investment management, project valuation and corporate finance. He has won several awards for excellence in teaching in MBA and executive MBA programs.

Professor George's research focus is on market microstructure, insider trading and the impact of asymmetric information and behavioral biases on asset pricing. His publications have appeared in leading academic journals among them the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Financial Intermediation, and the Journal of Financial Markets. Professor George has been winner and runner-up of the Best Paper Prize from the Journal of Financial Intermediation, and nominated for the Smith-Breeden Prize for the best paper on Investments in the Journal of Finance.

Professor George is currently the Director of the AIM Center for Investment Management at the Bauer College, and instructor for the securities analysis course that manages the Cougar Investment Fund. He has also co-developed the Graduate Certificate in Financial Services Management. He has consulted with financial services companies in designing and delivering educational programs in areas such as project valuation, hedging, and performance evaluation.

Research Interests

  • Market Microstructure
  • Investments

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