School of Business

David Vanderlinden

Associate Professor of Finance
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Office

522 Luther Bonney

Contact Information

Phone: 207.780.4496

EDUCATION
Ph.D (1998), Finance, Kent State University
M.B.A. (1991), Business, Colorado State University
B.A. (1971), Economics and History, University of North Carolina

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

ACADEMIC:
International finance
International financial management/business
International investments

RESEARCH:
Foreign exchange hedging techniques and practices

MEDIA TALKING POINTS:
International finance topics (for example, spoke on money transfers to Somalia)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Professor VanderLinden worked for seventeen years in financial management of divisions of multi-national corporations. Among other assignments, he has served as Division Controller for the Latin America/Far East & Exports Division of Johns-Manville Corporation, controller of their lighting division, and controller of a small startup subsidiary of Alcoa. Since his move to academia, he has taught undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. students at Kent State University, and finance and other courses at Point Park College (Pittsburgh), Robert Morris College (Pittsburgh), Adelphi University (Long Island), and Nyack College (New York). Professor VanderLinden has presented and critiqued papers at the European Financial Management Association-European conference and the Midwest Financial Management Association. He recently published an article on foreign exchange exposure management in Multinational Business Review. He also plays an active role in the World Affairs Council and MITC.