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Peter Brous, PhD

Professor, Department of Finance


Teaching Areas

  • Finance

Personal Bio

Peter Brous earned a PhD in finance from the University of Oregon in 1989. Before joining Seattle University in 1992, he was an assistant professor for four years at Pennsylvania State University. He has published many articles in the top finance and accounting journals, including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and the Journal of Accounting Research. Additionally, Dr. Brous has published several pedagogical research papers in the Journal of Financial Education. He has won both teaching and research awards at Seattle University. He has taught on-site finance courses at Costco Wholesale Corporation, Washington Mutual, and RealNetwork, Inc. He has served as an expert witness in over 30 cases based on his expertise in valuing employee stock options or business valuation. Additional areas of expertise include, corporate performance measures, capital budgeting, corporate financing decisions, and real option analysis.