Nathan Walcott

Clinical Professor

PhD, Business Administration, University of Washington


  • Bio

    Nathan Walcott is rejoining SMU Cox as a clinical professor of finance. He earned a BA in Biochemistry from Rice University and an MBA, MSF, and PhD in Business Administration from the University of Washington.  He has previously held faculty positions at Washington State University, Southern Methodist University—here at the Cox School, and most recently at the University of Colorado – Boulder.  Remarking on his return to SMU Cox, Nathan told us that when he left in 2021, he “knew that the grass was greener at SMU Cox, but he just didn’t know how much greener until after he left.” Nathan says “he learned his lesson and is excited to be back.”

  • Teaching

    FINA 3100 Financial Modeling Lab
    FINA 3320 Financial Management
    FINA 4126 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management Lab
    FINA 6201 Managerial Finance
  • Research

    Corporate Finance
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Capital Structure
    • Executive Compensation
    • Business Valuation
    • Information Asymmetry