William Beggs

William Beggs
Phone: (619) 260-4600 ext. 6744
Office: Olin Hall 335

Assistant Professor of Finance

  • PhD, University of Arizona, Finance
  • MS, University of Arizona, Finance
  • BS, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Mathematics

William Beggs joined the University of San Diego School of Business as an assistant professor of finance after earning his PhD in finance from the University of Arizona in 2019. He teaches the undergraduate course, Financial Modeling and Analytics. Prior to academia, he was a senior analyst with Cutler Investment Group and a securities compliance examiner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington, DC. At the SEC, he led and participated in compliance inspections of a wide range of financial services firms. These included hedge fund managers and credit rating agencies.

A Chartered Financial Analyst, his research focuses on issues in investment management including fund performance, conflicts of interest, trading impact and portfolio choice.

Areas of Expertise

Investments, Portfolio Management, Institutional Investors, Investment Management, Mutual Funds