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Jeffrey R. Brown, Associate Professor of Finance & William G. Karnes Professor of Finance

Despite an active research schedule and national demands on his time, Jeffrey Brown's students remark that not only is he accessible, both in class and afterwards, but that he maintains contact, and mentors them as they grow in their careers.

One former student commented that "his depth of knowledge of the academic subject matter along with his tremendous governmental experiences kept students spellbound."

Brown is no stranger to government service. During 2001-2002, Brown served as Senior Economist on the White House Council of Economic Advisers. In 2001 he served on the staff of the President’s Commission to Strengthen Social Security. He is a presidential appointee to the U.S. Social Security Advisory Board.

Brown has published extensively on public and private insurance markets, and is the recipient of the Lumina Award for Outstanding Research in Insurance and E-Commerce. He has served as a consultant and expert panel member for the Executive Office of the President of the U.S., the General Accounting Office, the U.S. Treasury, the World Bank, and several private firms.

Brown teaches courses in employee benefits planning and financial economics, and is a recipient of the College of Business 2007 Excellence-in-Teaching Award for Undergraduate Teaching.

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