Course Contributors

James C. Brau, Ph.D.

Jim Brau is a Professor of Finance, the Faculty Director of the BYU Peery Institute of Financial Services, and former editor of the Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance at the Marriott School. Jim's research interests include issues pertaining to initial public offerings, entrepreneurial finance, and real estate. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles to include articles in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Business, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Real Estate Economics and Finance, and Journal of Real Estate Research among others. In addition to peer-reviewed articles, Jim has coauthored two textbooks: Principles of Finance: Intuition and Analysis (now in its 7th edition) and Financial Analysis and Management for MBAs (in its 1st edition).

Stanley E. Fawcett, Ph.D and Amydee M. Fawcett, Ph.D.

Stanley E. Fawcett is the John B. Goddard Endowed Chair in Global Supply Chain Management at Weber State University. Stan taught at Michigan State University and Brigham Young University before joining Weber State. Stan is an innovative, award-winning teacher who has taught academic and executive programs in Asia, Europe, and North and South America. He has published more than 130 articles and six books on supply chain topics. His research has recently appeared in the following leading journals: Decision Sciences Journal, Journal of Business Logistics, Journal of Finance, Journal of Small Business Management, and Journal of Supply Chain Management. Stan is the coeditor-in-chief of the Journal of Business Logistics. Stan’s two core philosophies are mentoring and collaboration.

Amydee M. Fawcett is an Assistant Professor at Weber State University. She received her PhD at the University of Arkansas in Supply Chain Management. Amydee’s research focuses on supply chain collaboration, organizational transformation, and humanitarian relief and disaster recovery. Dee's research focuses on supply chain collaboration and organizational transformation. Specific areas of interest include 1) humanitarian aid and disaster relief (HADR), 2) collaborative planning, forecasting, and replenishment (CPFR).