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About John Hatem

John J. Hatem is a professor of finance in the Department of Finance and Economics at Georgia Southern University. He requests that his students: Ask questions, read with comprehension, think, use their imagination, practice, and maintain their integrity. He affirms the importance of an educated and independent minded citizenry for the proper functioning of American society. Recently read publications include Calculus: An Historical Approach by W.M. Priestly; Advising Indigenous Forces: American Advisors in Korea, Vietnam, and El Salvador by Robert D. Ramsey III, and The Theoretical Minimum by Leonard Susskind and George Hrabvosky. He is currently examining the potential to consciously manipulate DNA transcription. He also writes “stories” for finance journals.


2011 Present Professor, Department of Finance and Economics, College of Business Administration, Georgia Southern University Department of Finance & Economics

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Honors and Awards

  • Best Paper Award Academy of Financial Services (2000)
  • Best Paper Award Academy of Financial Services (2008)


  • Financial Problems
  • Global Finance
  • Investments
  • Security Analysis
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Corporate Finance
  • Intermediate Finance
  • International Finance (FINC 3133)
  • Statistics
  • Quantitative Analysis

Contact Information

P.O. Box 8152
Statesboro, GA 30460
Phone: (912) 478-0754
Office: COBA 3347


Published Articles and Monographs (6)

Papers Presented at Professional Meetings (3)