John E. Burnett, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Finance, Business Administration

Biography

  • 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
  • 1987-88 - Senior Software Analyst, Federal Systems Division, The Intergraph Corporation, Huntsville, Alabama
  • 1983-87 - Mathematician, The BDM Corporation, Huntsville, Alabama
  • Dr. Burnett’s Complete CV

    Education

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

    Classes Taught


    Honors & Awards

    • University Distinguished Teaching Award, 2015
    • 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

    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).