Dean Johnson

Dean Johnson

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  • Dean, School of Business and Economics
  • James and Dolores Trethewey Professor, School of Business and Economics
  • Director of Applied Portfolio Management Program
  • PhD in Finance, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Biography

Dr. Johnson is the Founding Director of the Applied Portfolio Management Program. This unique class allows students to manage over $1 million in the financial markets. Three times this program has won the international investment competition at the R.I.S.E. Conference. In recognition of their success, Dr. Johnson and his students opened the Nasdaq Stock Exchange and were featured on national television and in Business Week.

Dr. Johnson has been awarded the Professor of the Year by the Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan (PCSUM), twice the MTU Distinguished Teaching Award, the SBE Outstanding Teaching Award, the SBE Innovative Teaching Award, and has been nominated for the MTU Innovative Teaching Award and the U.S. Professor of the Year Award.

Teaching Interests

  • Applied Portfolio Management
  • Investments
  • Derivative Securities

Research Interests

  • Asset Pricing
  • Portfolio Management