Professor of Finance
Juan R. Castro is a professor in finance in the Crowell School of Business. He obtained his doctorate in finance and economics, master of arts degree in economics, and bachelor of science degree in computer science from the University of New Orleans, Louisiana. With over 25 years as a professor and scholar, Juan has had an extended international experience as a Fulbright Scholar in Central America, Consultant for the United Nation Development Program (UNDP), and teaching in several countries such as Austria, South Korea, Spain, Honduras, el Salvador, and Ecuador. Most recently, Dr. Castro has been interested in researching in how to alleviate poverty through financial education and micro-finance. He was awarded SIFE’s HSBC Financial Literacy Award for creating financial and economic opportunity by helping the community develop personal financial management skills necessary to achieve financial independence.