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John Rozycki, Ph.D., CFA

Associate Professor, Finance

John J. Rozycki holds a B.S. in Biology from King's College, an M.B.A. from the University of Scranton, and a Ph.D. from The Penn State University, major in finance. Before pursuing his doctoral education, Rozycki worked in the health care planning and telecommunications industries. Professor Rozycki teaches corporate finance and equity valuation. He has received both the Undergraduate Teaching Award and the Graduate Teaching Award. His professional interests are in equity and business valuation, corporate capital allocation decisions, financial planning, financing decisions, and financial statement analysis. He published in many academic journals including Quarterly Re­view of Economics & Finance, Journal of Financial Education, Quarterly Journal of Accounting and Finance, Financial Executive, and Accounting Education. He is a member of the CFA Institute, the CFA Society of Iowa, the Financial Management Association, and the Midwest Finance Association. He is a CFA charter holder. 

Contact Information

Phone: 515-271-2886
Mailing Address:
    2507 University Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50311
Office: Aliber Hall 331


  • Ph.D., Penn State University
  • M.B.A., University of Scranton
  • B.S., King’s College

Courses Taught

  • FIN 101 Corporate Finance
  • FIN 102 Advanced Corporate Finance
  • FIN 190 Equity Valuation and Analysis
  • FIN 282 Graduate Seminar in Finance
  • FIN 285 Equity Valuation
  • MBA 253 Enhancing Firm Value
  • MFM 212 Data Analysis for Decision Making
February 7, 2018
Drake University is proud to announce that it has been selected as an institute partner for the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.