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Durham University

Research & business

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Professor Ian Whitfield, BA, MSc, PhD

Professor of Finance (Teaching) in the Business School
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 40142
Room number: MHL 407
Deputy Head of Faculty (Undergraduate) in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Health
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 41407
Fax: +44 (0) 191 33 42905

Contact Professor Ian Whitfield (email at i.a.whitfield@durham.ac.uk)

Biography

Ian joined Durham University Business School in 2000 and is the Deputy Head of Faculty (UG) of Social Sciences and Health and also an Associate Professor (Teaching) in Finance. He currently teaches Behavioural Finance, Financial Engineering and Financial Markets.

His main scholarship interests are in teaching and learning with international students and transitions into, through and from university. His research interests focus on investor sentiment in equity and derivative markets.

Mini Biography

Ian joined Durham University Business School in 2000 and is Deputy Head of Faculty (UG) Social Sciences and Health and also an Associate Professor (Teaching). He currently teaches Behavioural Finance, Financial Engineering and Financial Markets and is active in pedagogic research.

Research Groups

Business School

Research Interests

  • Behavioural finance
  • Derivative markets