Edward Horwitz, PhD

Edward Horwitz, PhD

Edward Horwitz, PhD

Associate Professor of Practice
Heider College of Business


  • Financial Planning
  • Personal/Enterprise Risk Management
  • Financial Psychology

Academic Appointments


  • Economics and Finance


  • Associate Professor of Practice


Program director/developer of the Center For Risk Management, and Associate Professor of Practice in the Economics and Finance department of the Heider College of Business. A business management senior executive, with over 30 years of experience in the Financial Planning and Insurance Industry. 
Regarded as a knowledgeable and optimistic leader who brings a winning attitude and trusted confidence to all settings, from boardrooms to classrooms. Experienced in the development, implementation and coordination of new collegiate educational programs for financial planning, insurance, enterprise risk management, and financial psychology. PhD research has been focused on risk management, financial literacy and education, financial psychology, and financial behavioral change.

Publications and Presentations


  • , 30 (5), 28-29
  • , Financial therapy: Theory, research & practice, 570-594
  • , 26, 27-31


Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Risk Management Financial Psychology Financial Literacy & Education Behavioral Change