Professor Titman is the director of the Energy Management and Innovation Center at UT. His research interests include both investments and corporate finance, and he has published and consulted in both of these areas. He currently blogs on energy policy from a financial economist's perspective. Having co-authored a leading advanced corporate finance textbook entitled "Financial Markets and Corporate Strategy," he has served on the editorial boards of leading academic journals. He is a past director of the American Finance Association and a current director of both the Asia Pacific Finance Association and the Western Finance Association.
Professor Titman holds a B.S. from the University of Colorado and an M.S. and Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University. He has served on the faculties of UCLA, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and Boston College. He has also worked in Washington D.C. as special assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy. He is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.