Don Bowen

Visiting Assistant Professor
2122 Pamplin
880 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Education and Certification

Ph.D., Finance, University of Maryland
B.S., Finance and Economics , Arizona State University


Donald Bowen is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance at Virginia Tech’s Pamplin School of Business. His research focuses on the role of technology transfer and property rights on investment decisions of firms. He is the recipient of the Graduate All-S.T.A.R. Fellowship from the University of Maryland and his job market paper won the Best Paper in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from the Ed Snider Center for Entrepreneurship and Markets. His work has been published in Management Science.

Research Interests

  • Corporate Finance                                                                                   
  • Investment                                                                                                               
  • Innovation                                                                                           
  • Entrepreneurship                                                                                       
  • Firm Boundaries                                                                                  
  • Corporate Governance

Courses Taught

International Financial Management