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John Gilliam

Associate Professor and Director of MS Programs at Texas Tech University

Classes Taught: Risk Management and Insurance Planning (PFP 3497/5497), Personal Finance, Personal and Professional applications for non-majors (PFP 5322), Seminar in Personal Financial Planning (PFP 5115)

Research Interest: Behavioral characteristics effecting couple’s financial risk tolerance, Assessment of Investment Risk Tolerance, Risk Tolerance and Asset Allocation, Investment Risk Tolerance and Mental Accounting, Behavioral Finance, Intra-cohort differences among Baby boomers, Insurance Demand and Behavior, Life Insurance Disclosure

Experience: John Gilliam, Ph.D., MBA, CFP®, ChFC, CLU is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Personal Financial Planning at Texas Tech University. His research and academic interest stem from 30 years experience as a financial and estate planner, manager and trainer in the financial services industry.

Leadership / Awards Texas Tech University: Texas Tech University TEACH Fellow (Teaching Effectiveness And Career enHancement) Student Managed Portfolio Scholarship & Award Graduate Consultant; Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) American Express Financial Planning Invitational Advisory Committee Who’s Who in Finance and Industry 1992-1993

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