Alfred Mettler

Assoc. Professor Prof Practice

Phone:
(678) 910-0087
Locator Code:
6552

 
About

Biography

Alfred Mettler's principal academic interests are in global banking and finance, the risk management of financial institutions, the global financial architecture, and financial education. Before joining the University of Miami he has held academic positions at the University of Zurich (Switzerland), New York University (NYU), the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird), and Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA). He has extensive teaching experience at graduate and undergraduate levels, and has received numerous awards and recognitions. Furthermore Mettler has leading roles in various executive education programs in Europe and the U.S., and he has been instrumental in the design of courses, the development of programs, and the integration of business school curricula.

Mettler has consulted for companies, organizations, and governments. In a broader context, he frequently comments on financial, economic, political, and societal developments in the U.S., Switzerland, and Europe. He regularly gives public speeches and presentations, and he is a frequent contributor to the media (Print, Radio, TV).

Career

Education

1990Ph.D. Finance University of Zurich
1987MBA University of Zurich

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: International banking and finance | Global financial architecture | Fintech applications | Credit risk management | Derivatives | Enterprise risk management | Financial Education

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: International banking and finance | Global financial architecture | Fintech applications | Credit risk management | Derivatives | Enterprise risk management | Financial Education

Professional Experience

2017 - Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Finance, Miami Herbert Business School
2010 - Adjunct Professor, Finance, Swiss Finance Institute
2015 - 2017H. Talmage Dobbs, Jr. Professor of Teaching Excellence, Georgia State University
2007 - 2017Clinical Associate Professor, Finance, Georgia State University
1998 - 2007Assistant Professor, Finance, Georgia State University
1997 - 1998Visiting Assistant Professor, American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird)
1996 - 1998Assistant Professor, Finance, Swiss Banking Institute
1993 - 1994Visiting Scholar, Salomon Center, New York University Stern School of Business
1990 - 1995Senior Research Assistant and Senior Lecturer, Swiss Banking Institute

Honors & Acknowledgements

Appointment: H. Talmage Dobbs, Jr. Chair of Teaching Excellence, Georgia State University, 2015
Most Outstanding Professor, PMBA Alpharetta cohort, Georgia State University, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011
Faculty Recognition Award for Teaching, Georgia State University, 2011, 2004
Crystal Apple MBA Teaching Award, Georgia State University, 2009, 2007
Board of Advisors Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, Georgia State University, 2008
Research

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Debt/equity financing of corporations; risk management of financial institutions; fintech; comparative analysis of global economic, societal, political and legal developments

Publications

With Christoph Kaserer, Stefan Obernberger The Impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on the Cost of Going Public (4(2) Business Research. Dec 2011).


With Christoph Kaserer, Henry Lahr, Valentin Liebhart The time-varying risk of listed private equity 87-94 (28 Journal of Financial Transformation. March 2010).


Managing in the Global Economy: An integrative concept for a cross-functional MBA cornerstone course 17-27 (2(3) The College Teaching Methods & Styles Journal. third quarter 2006).


With P. Eisemann and M. Shrikhande Assessing Learning Levels among Students in the Finance Core 45-57 (32 Journal of Financial Education. Spring 2006).