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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Gordon Ford College of Business Staff - Christopher Brown

Dr. Christopher Brown

Dr. Christopher Brown

Chair and Professor - Finance

Office:  GH 331
Phone:  270-745-8858


Professor Brown's research interests include the management of financial institutions, corporate finance, and real estate. He teaches undergraduate courses in banking, financial markets and institutions, corporate finance, and real estate graduate courses in financial institutions management and corporate finance.


Ph.D., Finance, Oklahoma State University
M.B.A., Business, University of Central Arkansas
B.B.A., Marketing, University of Central Arkansas

Dr. Brown has been published in the International Review of Economics and Finance, the Journal of Real Estate Research, the Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, the Journal of Commerical Banking and Finance, and the Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal. Dr. Brown has made numerous professional presentations. He is a member of the Financial Management Association and the American Academy of Accounting and Finance.

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