John S. Jahera, Jr.
Bobby Lowder Professor
|dept:||Department of Finance|
|office:||308 Lowder Business Building|
At Auburn since 1980
- PhD, University of Georgia, 1981
- MBA, University of Georgia, 1977
- BS, University of Georgia, 1971
Dr. Jahera has been a member of the Auburn faculty since 1980. He served as Head of the Department of Finance from 1988 until 2012 except for the years 2000-2004 when he also served as Interim Dean of the College of Business.
Dr. Jahera is the author of more than eighty articles in a variety of academic and professional journals including the Journal of Financial Research, the Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, Research in Finance, the Journal of Real Estate Finance & Economics and the Journal of Banking & Finance. The primary focus of his research has been in the area of banking, corporate finance and corporate governance..
He currently serves as co-editor of the Journal of Financial Economic Policy and also is on the Editorial Board of Corporate Finance Review, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets & Policies, and also the International Journal of Business & Finance Research. He has taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as in the Executive MBA and the Physician Executive MBA programs.
In addition, Dr. Jahera has taught in a number of executive education and corporate training programs for firms in the southeast. He has been recognized on several occasions for outstanding teaching. He is a member of a number of professional organizations including the Financial Management Association, the Southern Finance Association, Healthcare Financial Management Association, Eastern Finance Association, and the American Finance Association. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership and is also on the Board of Scholars of the Alabama Policy Institute.