Tim Riley

Assistant Professor

University of Arkansas

Sam M. Walton College of Business

Department of Finance

Fayetteville, AR 72701


Tim Riley completed his Ph.D. in Finance at the University of Kentucky in 2014. After graduation, he spent two years as a financial economist at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission where he worked on mutual fund liquidity regulation. He is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Finance at the University of Arkansas. His research is focused on mutual funds, hedge funds, and other managed portfolios and has been published in journals including the Journal of Financial Economics and Financial Management. He teaches both a general course on investments—focusing on stock and bond markets—and an advanced investments course—focusing on derivatives. In 2018, Tim became a CFA® charterholder.

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