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Professor Darren Clerkin

Instructional Assistant Professor
Finance, Insurance and Law
Office Hours
By appointment
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Darren is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) serving clients across the United States. He currently teaches the FIL 371 - Financial Plan Development capstone course for the Financial Planning minor.

Current Courses

371.001Financial Plan Development

345.001Retirement Planning & Employee Benefits

371.001Financial Plan Development


Teaching Interests & Areas

Finance, insurance, and financial planning

Research Interests & Areas

Research interests include behavioral finance, financial literacy, and the relationship between financial stress and overall well-being.


Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois

BS Finance

Illinois State University
Normal, IL

Navy Achievement Medal

United States Marine Corps
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