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Robert Strong

Robert Strong

(207) 581-1986

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University of Maine
Business School
Orono, ME 04469-5723

Bob Strong is UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION PROFESSOR OF INVESTMENT EDUCATION and PROFESSOR OF FINANCE at the University of Maine. The University of Maine General Alumni Association named him the 2005 Distinguished Maine Professor. The Carnegie Foundation selected him as Maine’s 2007 Professor of the Year. His Bachelor of Science degree in engineering is from the United States Military Academy at West Point, his Master of Science degree in business administration from Boston University, and his Ph.D. in finance from Penn State. He has also been a visiting professor of finance at Maine Maritime Academy and at Harvard University where he was Deputy Director of the Summer Economics Program from 1997 to 1999. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.


Ph.D, Penn State University (1983)

Research interests

His current RESEARCH interests center on investor asset allocation. He has published in journals ranging from the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Portfolio Management to the trade journals Pensions and Investments and Futures. His third book Derivatives: An Introduction was published in 2002.

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