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finance educator

Donald Bruce Keim, American Finance educator. Research grantee Institute for Quantitative Research, 1984, 92, 99; recipient Graham and Dodd award Finance Analysts Federation, 1987, New York Stock Exch. award, 1996. Member American Finance Association, Western Finance Association (program committee 1992-1996), European Finance Association (program committee 1996-1999).


Keim, Donald Bruce was born on February 7, 1953 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Elwood Benjamin and Doris Mae (Wanamaker) Keim.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Bucknell University, 1975. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1983.

Master of Science (honorary), University Pennsylvania, 1988.


Research associate Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Washington, 1978. Lecturer Loyola University of Chicago, 1981—1982. Assistant professor, finance University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1982-1988, associate professor finance, 1988-1994, professor finance, 1994—1998, John B. Neff professor finance, since 1998.

Visiting professor European Institute of Business Administration (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires), Fontainebleau, France, 1994, 96-98, 2004. Visiting scholar Dimensional Fund Advisors, Santa Monica, California, 1990, 1995-1996. Member academy advisory board Brandywine Asset Management, Wilmington, Delaware, 1993-2000, member advisory board Wharton Research Data Services, since 2005.

Member academy advisory board FTSE Group, since 2009.


  • Other Work

    • Associate editor Journal of Financial and Quant. Analysis, 1993-2001. Co-editor European Finance Review, 1998-2003.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member American Finance Association, Western Finance Association (program committee 1992-1996, 2000-2010), European Finance Association (program committee 1996-2010), European Finance Management Association (program committee 2007-2009).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, photography, golf, gardening.


Married Susan Langshaw Keim, July 10, 1976 (deceased September 13, 2002). Children: Sarah Elizabeth, Julia Diane. Married Sylvia DiBona Keim, June 28, 2008.

Elwood Benjamin Keim

Doris Mae (Wanamaker) Keim

Susan Langshaw Keim

Sylvia DiBona Keim

Sarah Elizabeth Keim

Julia Diane Keim