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Dr. Jim Washam

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs

Associate Professor of Finance


Education

  • Ph.D., Finance - University of Mississippi
  • M.B.A., Arkansas State University 
  • B.S.,  Finance - Arkansas State University

Teaching Specialties

  • Working Capital Management
  • Financial Risk Management

Research Interests

  • Cash Holding and Corporate Liquidity
  • Working Capital Management
  • Risk Management
 

Affiliations

  • Association for Finance Professionals (AFP)
  • Financial Management Association (FMA)
  • Mid-South Association of Financial Professionals
  • Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) 
 

Biography

Jim joined the ASU Facility in 1987.  He currently serves as Associate Dean and Director of Undergraduate Programs.  During his time at ASU, Jim has also served as department chair for Education and Finance, as well as, the Department of Accounting, Finance, and Law.  He is a frequent speaker at national conferences, and conducts treasury management seminars throughout North America.  His seminars have attracted participants from leading organizations including:  Hilton Hotels; JPMorgan Chase; Sprint; Mastercard International; Bank of Montreal; Metavante; Google; Harvard; Tiffany and Company; Columbia University; General Electric; Proctor and Gamble; ScotiaBank; and NASCAR.