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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®) and Illinois State University graduate. He regularly teaches classes in investments and financial planning.

Current Courses

371.001Financial Plan Development

371.002Financial Plan Development

141.001Personal Financial Literacy For The College Student

345.001Retirement Planning & Employee Benefits

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