James Haltiner

James Haltiner

Professor, Emeritus

Area: Economics & Finance


James Haltiner DBA, University of Virginia, and Former Co-Director of the Boehly Center teaches core financial management classes in the Flex MBA Program and Executive MBA Program and investments/portfolio electives in the BBA Program; he also provides oversight of the MBA student-managed equity portfolio, "The Batten Fund" and the undergraduate "SMIF" Portfolio. In 2004, he was named the Frank Batten Professor for Distinguished MBA Teaching and in 2007 was named Chancellor Professor of Business.

In 2012 he was awarded the Dungan Teaching Fellowship Award for innovations and excellence in the undergraduate program.

Haltiner is a former Director of the MBA Program and has consulted with or served as an expert witness for a number of public and private organizations about financial valuation, financing, investors' opportunity cost of capital, and in matters of utility rate regulation. He is currently a member of Riverside Health Care System's Asset Management Committee and a former member of the state of Virginia's pension fund Investment Advisory Committee.

Areas of Interest/Expertise
  • Portfolio Management for Institutions
  • Equity Security Valuation Analysis
  • Asset Allocation Models
  • Risk Adjusted Performance Measurement
  • Corporate Resource Allocation
  • Cost of Capital
  • Capital Budgeting Analysis/Process