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Indiana University Bloomington

Department of Finance

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Richard L Patterson

Contact Information

(812) 856-7591
ripatter [at] iupui [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School

  • Lecturer of Finance


  • Bloomington


  • PhD, Finance, Michigan State University, 1995
  • MBA, Finance, University of Texas at El Paso, 1981
  • BA, Biology, Luther College, 1970

Professional Experience

  • Previous teaching positions held:
  • - visiting assistant professor, Ball State University, 2005 - 2006
  • - assistant professor, Hilbert College, 1998 - 2005
  • - assitant professor, Gettysburg College, 1997 - 1998
  • Comptroller for 181st Fighter Wing, Indiana Air National Guard (INANG), achieving the rank of lieutenant colonel during a career of 24 years of active duty (USMC) and traditional guardsman service (TXANG, INANG)
  • Instructor weapon systems officer in the F-4 Phantom II fighter, totaling more than 1600 flight hours

Professional Interests

  • Finance

Personal Interests

Investments, international finance, and my three grandchildren