Thomas George

Professor - Bauer Professor of Finance

Thomas George


Prior to joining the University of Houston 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 has done research in the areas of market microstructure, asset pricing and behavioral finance. 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 serves as the Director of the AIM Center for Investment Management at the Bauer College, and as instructor for the securities analysis course that manages the Cougar Investment Fund. He co-developed the Graduate Certificate in Financial Services Management, and has also taught in Bauer's Executive MBA program. Professor George has consulted with companies in designing and delivering educational programs in areas such as project valuation, hedging, and performance evaluation. Professor George served as Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs from 2015-18 and in Fall of 2019. He also served as Interim Dean of the Bauer College during the 2018-19 academic year.

Research Interests

  • Market Microstructure
  • Investments

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