John E. Burnett, Ph.D.

John E. Burnett, Ph.D.
Finance

 

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Associate Professor

Office: 380 BAB
Phone: 256.824.2928

Education

  • Ph.D. - University of Alabama, Finance, 1992
  • M.A. - Claremont Graduate University, Mathematics, 1983
  • B.S. - University of New Mexico, Mathematics, 1981

Academic Experience

  • 2011-2012 - Associate Dean, College of Business Administration, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama
  • 2009-2011 - Interim Chair, Department of Accounting and Finance
  • 1997-present - Associate Professor of Finance, College of Business Administration, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama
  • 2002-2004 - Director of Assessment and Accreditation, College of Business Administration, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama
  • 1997-2002 - Assistant Dean, College of Business Administration, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama
  • 1992-1997 - Assistant Professor of Finance, College of Business Administration, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama

 Industry Experience

  • 1987-88 - Senior Software Analyst, Federal Systems Division, The Intergraph Corporation, Huntsville, Alabama
  • 1983-87 - Mathematician, The BDM Corporation, Huntsville, Alabama

Research Interests

  • Behavioral Finance
  • Investments

Current Teaching Responsibilities

  • Investment Practicum (FIN 400)
  • Investments (FIN 460)
  • Portfolio Management (FIN 461)
  • Principles of Finance (FIN 301)
  • Seminar in Behavioral Finance (FIN 620)

Recent Publications

  • John E. Burnett, Carolyn Carroll and Paul Thistle, "The Relative Impact of Public Information in Shaping Investor Expectations," Journal of Applied Business Research, Vol. 25 (2), March/April 2009, pp. 51-68.
  • "The Application of Supply Network Optimization and Location Analysis to a DoD Repair Supply Chain," (with William Killingsworth, David Berkowitz, and Jim Simpson), Defense Acquisition Review Journal, vol. 15, no. 3 (December 2008)
  • Darryl A. Seale and John E. Burnett, "Solving Large Games with Simulated Fictitious Play," International Game Theory Review, Vol. 8 No. 3 (September 2006).
  • Paul Thistle and John E. Burnett, "Computing Sets of Expected Utility Maximizing Distributions for Common Utility Functions," Applied Financial Economics , Vol.11 (2001), pp. 269-277.
  • Jayen B. Patel, Dorla A. Evans and John E. Burnett, "Junk Bond Behavior with Daily Returns and Business Cycles," The Journal of Financial Research , Vol. 21 No. 4 (Winter 1998).
  • John E. Burnett and Bruce M. Wampler, "Unit Price Contracts: A Practical Framework for Determining Competitive Bid Prices," The Journal of Applied Business Research, Vol. 14 No. 3 (Summer 1998).
  • "Political Campaigns as Rent-Seeking Games: Take the Money and Run," (with Chris Paul and Allen Wilhite), Public Finance Quarterly , vol. 25 no. 5 (September 1995).
  • "The Detection of Nonstationarity in the Market Model," (with C. Carroll and P. Thistle), Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics, vol. 35 no. 1 (Winter 1996).
  • "Effective Bid Pricing for Unit Price Contracts," (with J. Howard Finch), Engineering Economist, vol. 39 no. 4 (Summer 1994).
  • "Implications of Multiple Structural Changes in Event Studies," (with C. Carroll and P. Thistle), Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, vol. 35 no. 4 (Fall 1995).
  • "Using a Competitive Bid Problem to Teach Capital Budgeting," Financial Practice and Education, vol.5 no. 2 (Fall/Winter 1995).

Other Professional Activities, Honors, and Awards

  • Visitor - The Driehaus Center for Behavioral Finance, Dr. Werner De Bondt, Director, DePaul University, 2005-06
  • Lecturer - "Free Market Economies and the Role of Financial Institutions and Markets", Bucharest, Romania, 1996
  • Outstanding Service Award, College of Business Administration, UAH, 2002-03
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, College of Business Administration, UAH, 1996-97
  • Outstanding Research Award, College of Business Administration, UAH, 1996-97
  • University of Alabama Outstanding Dissertation Award, 1992-93