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finance educator

Douglas MacLennan Patterson, American finance educator. Recipient Technology Excellence award Virginia Technology, 1983; University of Michigan fellow, 1979; United States Navy grantee, 1984, 85, 90. Member ad hoccom. Detroit Area Hospital Association, 1978-1979.; Member American Finance Association, American Economic Association, Finance Management Association, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

Patterson, Douglas MacLennan was born on January 16, 1945 in Tallahassee. Son of Thomas and Ruth (MacLennan) Patterson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1968, Master of Business Administration, 1972, Doctor of Philosophy, 1978. Elec. engineer Westinghouse Electric, Baltimore, 1968-1971. Assistant professor University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1976-1980, Virginia Technology, Blacksburg, 1980, director Doctor of Philosophy program in Finance, 1991-1995.

Visiting professor University of California, Santa Barbara, 1989. Visiting scholar University Texas, Austin, 1994. Presenter numerous seminars.

Career

Electrical engineer Westinghouse Electric, Baltimore, 1968—1971. Assistant professor University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1976—1980, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, 1980—1986, associate professor, 1986—1998, professor, since 1998. Visiting professor University California, Santa Barbara, 1989.

Visiting scholar University Texas, Austin, 1994. Director Doctor of Philosophy program finance Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1991—1995. Invited special speaker Statistical Inference and Non-Linear Dynamics in Time Series conference, Bressanone, Italy, 2005.

Presenter, speaker in field. Director program on free markets Pampin College Business, since 2007. Visiting scholar University California, Santa Barbara, 2008.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: A Nonlinear Times Series Workshop: A Tool Kit for Detecting and Identifying Nonlinear Serial Dependence. Contributor articles to professional jours.

Politics

A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

Views

Libelous language with regard to nationality, ethnic background, sexuality or gender does not assess the value of individual and contradicts the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Membership

Member ad hoccom. Detroit Area Hospital Association, 1978-1979. Member American Finance Association, American Economic Association, Finance Management Association, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Connections

Married Sara Louise Lucas. Children: Cara Beth, John Douglas.

father:
Thomas Patterson

mother:
Ruth (MacLennan) Patterson

spouse:
Sara Louise Lucas

child:
Cara Beth Patterson

child:
John Douglas Patterson