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William Riley Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Finance


Dr. Riley's areas of teaching emphasis include investments, portfolio analysis, capital budgeting, personal financial planning, and corporate finance. His teaching innovations include computer-assisted investment analysis and computer-assisted personal financial planning guide. His areas of research emphasis include financial markets, international finance, and portfolio theory.


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Arkansas
  • M.A., Economics, Memphis State University
  • B.B.A., Memphis State University