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Dr. Koppenhaver is currently a Professor in the Department of Finance, Insurance and Law at Illinois State University. Prior to coming to Illinois State, Dr. Koppenhaver held a joint appointment as a Professor in the Finance Department and in the Economics Department at Iowa State University. While at Iowa State, he served (1993-1996, 2001-2002) as the Associate Dean responsible for the management and oversight of Iowa State University's College of Business budget and accounts.
He was employed by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago as a senior economist prior to joining Iowa State University and has been an economic consultant to the Federal Reserve of Bank of Dallas. Dr. Koppenhaver has also held faculty appointments at Southern Methodist University, Loyola University of Chicago, and DePaul University.
Dr. Koppenhaver's research interests include the off balance sheet activities of U.S. commercial Banks, the optional use of futures, options and swap contracts to manage risk, and the operations of money market mutual funds.
Dr. Koppenhaver received the Dean's Advisory Council Citation for Teaching Excellence, the Citation for Innovation in Teaching, and the Citation for Undergraduate Teaching at Iowa State University. He also chaired the advisory board for Iowa State's Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. Dr. Koppenhaver was named a Louis Thompson Distinguished Undergraduate Teacher by Iowa State University in 2005.
He is past member of the Board of Directors of the Midwest Finance Association.
Dr. Koppenhaver's research has appeared in publications of the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago and Dallas, edited books, and journals including: Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, Financial Education and Practice, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Financial Services Research, Journal of Futures Markets, Management and Decision Economics and Review of Futures Markets.
Ph.D., University of Iowa
B.S., University of Iowa