H-E-B School of Business & Administration Dr. Tim Griesdorn

Tim Griesdorn, Ph.D. 

Phone: 210-283-6332
Office: AGO 111
CPO: 325

Research Foci: 
Behavioral Finance, Wealth Creation, Risk Tolerance

Hobbies & Interests: 
Reading Science Fiction | Spending time with my wife, 3 kids, dog and cat. 


  • Academic Background 

    Ph.D., Texas Tech University, Personal Financial Planning

  • Courses Taught 

    Principles of Financial Management

    Risk Management and Insurance Planning

    Retirement Planning

    Financial Management (Graduate)

    Principles of Financial Planning

  • Recent Intellectual Contributions 

    Griesdorn, T. S., Durband, D. B. (2015). Does self-control predict wealth creation among baby boomers? Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 37(1), pg. 18-28

    Sages, R. A., Griesdorn, T. S., Gudmunson, C. G., & Archuleta, K. L. (2014). Assessment in Financial Therapy.  In B. Klontz, S. Britt, & K. Archuleta, (Eds.), Financial Therapy (pp 69-85). New York, NY: Springer.

    Smith, H. L. & Griesdorn, T. S. (2014). Small business and self-employed retirement account participation. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 43(1), 47-60. 

    Griesdorn, T. S., Lown, J. M., DeVaney, S., Cho, S. H., & Evans, D. A. (2014). Association between financial risk tolerance of low-to-moderate-income households and key behavioral life-cycle constructs. Journal of Financial Counseling & Planning, 25(1), 27-40.

    Griesdorn, T. S., & Smith, H. L. (2014). Does visually displaying probability outcomes change stock selection? Journal of Personal Finance,13(1), 38-51.  

  • Work Experience 

    20 years of corporate finance experience with several different fortune 500 companies.

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