Professor of Finance
Office: 449 Reid Hall
E-mail: JJCBE Directory
Dr. Gregory R. (Greg) Durham has been on the Finance faculty in the Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship since 2003, after working at Arizona State University for the prior eight years. A native Montanan, Durham received his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Montana State University. He completed his MBA degree at the University of Texas at Austin and his PhD degree at Arizona State University.
Professor Durham received the Gary Bracken Student Choice Award for Outstanding Teaching in 2005 and was the keynote speaker at the College's 2005 graduation ceremony. In 2013, he received the College's Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence (an award that is elected by JJCBE faculty). He also received numerous awards while at ASU, including the W.P. Carey School of Business Outstanding Teacher of the Year, University Faculty Fellow, Wakonse Fellow of Teaching Excellence, and College of Business Outstanding Graduate Assistant. Durham also delivered a going-away speech to his former students and colleagues, as part of ASU's esteemed Last Lecture Series. Dr. Durham has taught a wide variety of courses at the doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate levels.
Professor Durham's research interests include the areas of behavioral finance, asset pricing, sports wagering markets, pay-vs.-performance relationships in professional sports organizations, and educational issues in finance. Durham's research has been published in the Journal of Finance and Journal of Sports Economics, among other journals. Durham has also appeared on research conference programs alongside the likes of Professor Jared Diamond (author of Guns, Germs, and Steel) and Professor Steven Levitt (author of Freakonomics).
Professor Durham has also been a visiting faculty member at University of Melbourne, Portland State University, and National Economics University (in Vietnam). He has also been a Faculty Fellow at Pacific Coast Banking School.
Professor Durham is delighted to be living in his hometown of Bozeman. On the rare occasions when he is not teaching, researching, or serving on myriad committees, Greg enjoys hiking, biking, spending time at local coffee shops, playing jam-band music on KGLT radio, traveling to Europe and to central Mexico, and getting to know many people from all walks of life.