Michael Moffett

Associate Professor and Continental Grain Professor in Finance
Faculty
THNDRBIRD Campus
Mailcode
0158

Biography

Continental Grain Professorship in Finance and Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise:
Multinational financial management, Treasury management, Financial management of the
oil and gas industry

Dr. Michael H. Moffett is an associate professor of finance and holds the Continental
Grain Professorship in Finance at Thunderbird School of Global Management. He also is
the academic director of the school’s Thunderbird International Consortia, partnership
programs among globally focused companies in Thunderbird Executive Education.
A three-time recipient of Thunderbird’s Outstanding Professor Award, Michael’s areas
of expertise include international financial management and the financial management
issues unique to the oil and gas industry. He is well known for his knowledge on the
financial management of multinational firms, with a focus on cash flow and capital
requirements for effective strategy execution, the valuation of subsidiaries, repatriation of
profits, and management of financial risk.

He is the co-author of The Global Oil and Gas Industry: Management, Strategy and
Finance with Andrew Inkpen (2011), in addition to coauthoring a number of books on
international finance, international financial management, and international business.
His text, Multinational Business Finance, co-authored with Arthur Stonehill and David
Eiteman, is in its 13th edition. For more than two decades it has been broadly considered
the market leader in its field and is used by universities in more than 30 countries.
Michael has authored more than 40 case studies on a variety of global business topics,
and his writings have appeared in the industry’s leading publications, including: Journal
of Applied Corporate Finance, Journal of International Financial Management and
Accounting, Journal of International Money and Finance, Contemporary Policy Issues,
Brookings Discussion Papers in Economics, and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative
Analysis.

Prior to joining the Thunderbird faculty in 1994, Michael was an associate professor
at Oregon State University, and has served as a visiting professor at a multitude of
universities around the world including the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, the
University of Hawaii, Manoa, the Bergen Institute (Norway), the Aarhus School of Business
(Denmark), the International Centre for Private Enterprises (Ljubljana, Slovenia), the Indian
School of Business (Hyderabad, India), and the University of Colorado, Boulder. He also is
a former research fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

His expertise has been tapped by more than 50 multinational firms in North and South
America, Europe and Asia, and during the past 20+ years he has taught and consulted in
more than 25 countries.

Michael earned his Ph.D. at the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1985. He holds an M.A.
from the University of Colorado, an M.S. from Colorado State University, and a B.A. from
the University of Texas at Austin.

Courses

Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
TGM 502Financl Mgt Glbl Value Creatn
TGM 521Mnging for Glbl Value Creation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TGM 521Mnging for Glbl Value Creation
TGM 529Multinational Corp Fin (FORAD)
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TGM 502Financl Mgt Glbl Value Creatn
TGM 521Mnging for Glbl Value Creation
TGM 598Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TGM 521Mnging for Glbl Value Creation
TGM 529Multinational Corp Fin (FORAD)
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TGM 592Research
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TGM 502Financl Mgt Glbl Value Creatn
TGM 521Mnging for Glbl Value Creation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TGM 521Mnging for Glbl Value Creation
TBX 598Special Topics
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TBX 598Special Topics