Tim Griesdorn

Finance Department


Research Foci

  • Behavioral Finance
  • Wealth Creation
  • Risk Tolerance

Hobbies and Interests

  • Reading science fiction
  • Spending time with wife and children
  • Academic Background

    Ph.D. Personal Financial Planning | Texas Tech University
  • Work Experience

    20 years of corporate finance experience with several different fortune 500 companies
  • Courses Taught

    Principles of Financial Management

    Risk Management and Insurance Planning

    Retirement Planning

    Financial Management (Graduate)

    Principles of Financial Planning

  • Recent Publications

    • 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.