Kwamie Dunbar, Ph.D.

Kwamie Dunbar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Kwamie Dunbar is an Assistant Professor of Finance and former Director of Credit Risk Research at MasterCard Int'l.  Prior to MasterCard, Professor Dunbar spent several years at GE Capital and GE Asset Management in various capacities. He has also worked at ING Bank where he led a research team in Asset Liability Management. Professor Dunbar has also held teaching positions at the University of Connecticut and Fordham University in New York City.

Degrees and Certifications

    Dr. Dunbar earned a Ph.D. in financial economics from Fordham University, an MBA from Sacred Heart University, a M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics from Fairfield University and his B.Sc. from the University of the West Indies.

Teaching Responsibilities

    Professor Dunbar teaches a number of classes in at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the Welch College of Business. These include Financial Management, International Finance, Portfolio Management and Derivatives and Risk Management. 

Research Interests & Grants

    Professor Dunbar's research concentrates on asset pricing, international financial markets, monetary policy transmission, credit derivatives and dynamic portfolio optimization. In 2011 Professor Dunbar was the co-recipient of a Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group Foundation grant award of $45,000 for research designed to help financial market participants better understand financial futures behavior and, in turn, better manage financial risks.

Publications and Presentations

Kwamie Dunbar, Ph.D.

Contact Information

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  • Location:
    Finance
    RH 266
    John F. Welch College of Business
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