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Jimmy Hilliard

Jimmy  Hilliard

Harbert Eminent Scholar

position: Professor
dept: Department of Finance
phone: (334) 844-5301
office: 310 Lowder Business Building
c.v.: click here

At Auburn since 2008


  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1972
  • M.S., University of Tennessee, 1964
  • B.S., University of Tennessee, 1962

Professional Activities

Jimmy E. Hilliard holds the Harbert Eminent Scholar Chair at Auburn University. He has formerly held the C. Flores Endowed Chair of MBA Studies at Louisiana State University, the C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry Chair of Business Administration at the University of Georgia and the Clayton Homes Chair of Excellence at the University of Tennessee. His research interests include investment management, international financial markets, the pricing of options and futures, and managing foreign exchange, commodity and interest rate risk. Professor Hilliard has published extensively in top business journals including the Journal of Finance, The Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, The Journal of Business, Accounting Review, The American Journal of Agricultural Economics, The Journal of Derivatives and Management Science. As a complement to his research interests, he has taught and lectured in the Netherlands, Austria, France, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Bulgaria, and Moldova. He is currently on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Derivatives and has been President of the Southern Finance Association and past Director of the Financial Management Association. Professor Hilliard has also developed, directed and lectured in Executive Education programs on financial risk management and international markets.

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