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Elisabeth Oltheten

Assistant Professor of Finance and Academic Advisor


Biographical Sketch

Elisabeth Oltheten joined the Illinois department of Finance in 1993. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Queen Mary College, University of London, M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from York University in Canada. She has held positions at the Montreal and Canadian Stock Exchanges and in the Pension Services Division of the the Royal Trust Corporation. She is the creator of UISES (University of Illinois Securities Exchange Simulation) and the College of Business Financial Literacy Program. She has been honored for her excellent and innovative teaching with awards including the Weinstein Excellence Award in 1999, the UIUC Campus Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Teaching Using Educational Technologies in 2003, the UI Business Council Teaching Excellence Award in 2004, and the College of Business Excellence in Education Award in 2008 and in 2012.