Biology of Investing – Nature, Nurture, Physiology and Cognition

About Dr. John R. Nofsinger
 
Professor John Nofsinger is the Interim Dean and holds the William H. Seward Endowed Chair in International Finance at the College of Business and Public Policy, University of Alaska Anchorage. He also has been on the faculty at Washington State University and Marquette University. He is also a portfolio manager for Denali Advisors. 
 
Although he has authored (or coauthored) 14 finance books, he is likely best known for behavioral finance. This may come from his popular book, The Psychology of Investing, 6e and his new book, The Biology of Investing. These books have been translated into eleven languages.
 
Dr. Nofsinger is also a prolific scholar, publishing 73 peer reviewed journal articles in prestigious academic journals and practitioner journals and in all areas of finance.
 
In addition, he has a great deal of experience and a passion for teaching. Professor Nofsinger has taught many different courses and taught them at undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels. His course designs include creative structures and different delivery methods.
John is married and has two adult children. Also, he is a 5-time Ironman and a Spartan Trifecta finisher.