John C. Easterwood

Associate Professor
John C. Easterwood
1016A Pamplin
880 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Education and Certification

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

Dr. Easterwood currently teaches Financial Analytics and Corporate Finance. He has taught several courses at the undergraduate and MBA levels.


Dr. Easterwood's research revolves mainly around Corporate Finance. He has around 20 articles published in various academic and practitioner journals including top quality journals such as the Journal of Finance, Financial Management, the Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, the Strategic Management Journal, and the Review of Economics and Statistics.

Service-Related Contributions

Dr. Easterwood is currently Director of the PhD program in Finance. Dr. Easterwood has been a member or chair of various committees related to the Department of Finance. Some of the committees on which he has served are Faculty Search Committee, Awards Committee, Promotion and Tenure Committee, Curriculum Committee, Summer Grant Review Committee, Department Head Search Committee, and the PhD Committee. At the college level, he has been a member of the Multicultural Diversity Committee, Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Committee, the Research Committee, and Undergraduate Studies and Policies Committee.

Professional Achievements

Dr. Easterwood has been an Ad hoc Reviewer for many journals. He has been a discussant for the Financial Management Association 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 presentations at the Financial Management Association and the Western Finance Association.