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Pat Polwitoon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Finance
Phone: 570-372-4749
Office Location: Apfelbaum Hall - Rm 202
Office Hours:
9 a.m. – 10 a.m., TTH
4 p.m. – 5 p.m., TTH
2 p.m. – 4 p.m., W

Academic Credentials:
PHD, Univ of Rhode Island
MBA, Northeastern Illinois University
BBA, Ramkhamhaeng University

Polwitoon’s research areas are bond mutual fund performance evaluation and corporate governance. He teaches corporate finance, financial statements analysis, derivative security, investments and portfolio management. Polwitoon also serves as the advisor for the Investment Club.

Polwitoon's research has appeared in the Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Review, and the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. He also serves as an ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Review, and the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money. He won the McGraw-Hill Distinguished Paper Award at the 2005 meeting of the Southwestern Finance Association and the Outstanding Investments Paper Award at the 2008 meeting of the Eastern Finance Association.


  • MGMT-340 Corporate Financial Management
  • MGMT-342 Investment Analysis
  • MGMT-442 Portfolio Management
  • MGMT-443 Equity Asset Analysis and Valuation
  • MGMT-446 Applied Investment Management
  • MGMT-446 Applied Investment Mgmt
  • MGMT-501 Independent Study
  • MGMT-503 Business Internship

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