James Kibler

Lecturer, Economics and Finance

James began his career in finance, eventually founding, building and selling a successful investment advisory firm before transitioning into academics. James’ first teaching experience, teaching Corporate Finance and Valuation in Baruch College’s Continuing and Professional Studies program in 2006 while still running his firm, convinced him that his true professional passion was teaching. Since then, he has taught Microeconomics in a variety of institutions and Managerial Economics in the online MBA programs at the Robert H. Smith School and at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire. James also taught Financial Management at the Robert H. Smith School, and developed a course in Applied Economic Models for UNH.

James earned his BA from Virginia Tech, his MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, an MA in Economics from the University of New Hampshire and completed graduate coursework in Finance at Rutgers Business School. His main focus is Managerial Economics, with interests in the economics of information and environmental economics as well.

Online MBA Course Offering:
Managerial Economics and Public Policy

Contact information:
jkibler@rhsmith.umd.edu