Reilly S. White, PhD
Dr. White is the Asssociate Dean of Teaching and Learning and an Associate Professor of Finance with tenure at the University of New Mexico. Dr. White also serves on the board of the CFA Society of New Mexico, Director for the $4.7 Million student-run UNM Regent’s Portfolio, and leads a series of financial literacy projects in the community. Prior to his career in academia, Dr. White worked as an analyst for a large Boston-based bank, where he learned a great deal about company analysis, funding, and maintaining ethical corporate leadership. He has consulted with investment managers and municipalities on maintaining optimal portfolio strategies, particularly in response to economic challenges.
In addition to his PhD from the University of Connecticut, Dr. White has published nineteen articles in finance and financial technology in the last few years, including articles in Physica A, Journal of Corporate Finance, IEEE, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, and the Journal of Banking and Finance. Dr. White was awarded the 2022 Paul Bartlett Ré Emerging Promotor of Peace Award and serves on the of board Voz Collegiate Preparatory School. With his students, he co-authored Financial Literacy for Immigrants and Refugees, a free financial literacy handbook that has been translated into Spanish, Arabic, and Dari. Since 2020, Dr. White has been interviewed over 150 times by local and national media outlets on various economic and finance topics.