Associate Professor of Finance

Department of Finance
Pamplin College of Business
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Office: Pamplin 3058
Phone: 540-231-5550
Fax: 540-231-3155


Spring 2015 Teaching Schedule:

20441 FIN 3134 Finance Concepts and Skills M W 11:15a 12:30p PAM 2003
13517 FIN 3154 Corporate Finance M W 4:00p 5:15p PAM 2028
13518 FIN 3154 Corporate Finance M W 2:30p 3:45p PAM 1001

Spring 2015 Office Hours:

    W 9:30 - 10:30, MW 1:00 - 2:00

Education and Certification

Ph.D., University of Texas, 1985
B.S., University of Alabama, 1978


Dr. Easterwood currently teaches Intermediate Financial Management. He has taught several courses at the undergraduate and MBA levels.


Dr. Easterwood's research revolves mainly around Commercial Banking and Financial Intermediaries, Corporate Finance, Fixed Income Securities and Investments. He has around 20 articles published in various academic and practitioner journals including top quality journals such as Review of Economics and Statistics, and the Journal of Finance. His research has been well-received and has found significant interest among academics.

Service-Related Contributions:

Dr. Easterwood has chaired the Faculty Search Committee for several years. He has been a member of various committees related to the Department of Finance. Some of the committees he has been actively involved under are Faculty Search Committee, Awards Committee, Summer Grant Review Committee and Department Head Search Committee. At the college level, he has been a member of the Multicultural Diversity Committee and is currently a member of Scholarships and Awards. Finally, at the university level, he has been a part of various committees and sub committees.

Professional Achievements:

Dr. Easterwood has been an Ad hoc Reviewer for many journals. He has been a discussant for the Financial Management Association for 9 years and for the Southern Finance Association. He is a member of the American Finance Association and the Financial Management Association. Dr. Easterwood has participated in numerous presentations at the Financial Management Association.