John Howe is Professor of Finance, Missouri Bankers Chair, and Chair of the Finance Department at the University of Missouri. He has been at MU more than two decades, with prior appointments at Louisiana State University and the University of Kansas.
He earned his undergraduate degree (B.A.) from Colorado College and his graduate degrees (M.S., Ph.D.) from Purdue University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) as well as a Governance Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors. He serves on the boards of directors of several for-profit companies and has extensive non-profit board experience.
John’s research interests including banking, corporate governance, household finance, and behavioral economics. He has published extensively in the major journals in finance and accounting, and has more than 65 publications in peer-reviewed journals. He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Cambridge (U.K.) and Queensland University of Technology (Australia), and has taught courses for the banking group UBS (Switzerland).
John has won numerous teaching awards, including the William T. Kemper Fellow for Excellence in Teaching. He has taught at all levels including the executive MBA.
B.A., Colorado College, 1976
M.S., 1978 and Ph.D., 1981 Purdue University