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finance educator

Robert Savickas, American finance educator. Recipient 1st Prize, Riga Technology University, 1989, Peter B. Vaill Faculty Member of Year, Doctoral Program, School Business, GWU, 2007-2008; Edward T. Comer fellowship, University Georgia, 1996-1999, Fulbright Scholarship, Fulbright Committee and Western Illinois University, 1993-1994, J. Wendell and Louise Crain Research fellowship, School of Business, GWU, 2006.


Savickas, Robert was born on July 29, 1972.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Riga Technology University, Latvia, 1993. Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Riga Technology University, Latvia, 1994. Master of Arts in Economics, Western Illinois University, Macomb, 1994.

Master of Business Administration, Western Illinois University, Macomb, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy in Business, University Georgia, Athens, 2000.


Research assistant Riga Technology University, 1990—1990, Western Illinois University, Macomb, 1994—1996. Research, teaching assistant University Georgia, Athens, 1996—1999, instructor finance, 1999—2000. Assistant professor finance George Washington University, Washington, 2000—2006, associate professor finance, since 2006.

President Savickas Finance Inc., since 2007. Principal of credit risk model validation Enterprise Risk Office, Fannie Mae, Washington, since 2008. Ad-hoc referee 12 Academic Finance Jourls., since 2000.

Reviewer Academy Press and Hohn Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001—2008. Consultant finance modeling Development Bank Kazakhstan, Astana, 2007, Quantitative Strategies, Risk, and Analytic Department, The World Bank, Washington, 2005. Consultant Finance Department, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, 2004.

Member board director Washington Area Finance Association, Washington, 2002—2008, conference program co-director, 2002—2008. Member conference program committee European Finance Association, Ljubljana, 2006—2007. Short-term visiting scholar Federal Reserve Bank St. Louis, 2003—2007.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of Society Finance Studies, Finance Management Association, American Finance Association.