Education

Ph.D.- 2010, The University of Alabama
M.B.A.- 2004 Mississippi State University
B.S.- 2003 Birmingham-Southern College

 

Courses Taught

FIN 3020 - Essentials of Managerial Finance

FIN 4210 - Investments II

FIN 4500 - Behavioral Finance

SMILE Fund

Portfolio Management

Introductory MBA Finance Course

 

Research Interests

Investments

Alternative Investments

Hedge Funds

Portfolio Management

Socially Responsible Investing

Corporate Social Responsibility

Impact Investing

Behavioral Finance

Mergers and Acquisitions

Trade Credit

Risk Management

Personal Financial Planning

ETFs

 

Honors, Achievements, & Affiliations

Investment Committee for non-profit Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga 2017

Board of Directors for non-profit Mario Foundation 2017

Named UTC Entrepreneurial Learning Faculty Fellow 2016

Named UC Foundation Assistant Professor of Finance 2016

Financial Management Association (FMA) 2009-Present

Southern Finance Association (SFA) 2009-Present

UTC SGA Outstanding Professor Award 2016

Best Paper in Track at SMA Conference 2016

Secured $250,000 AUM from the UC Foundation to create the UTC Student Managed Investment Learning Experience (SMILE) Fund Program

Faculty Director for UTC SMILE Fund Program 2015-Present

Faculty Adviser for UTC SFA Investment Research Challenge Team 2015-Present

 

Featured Publications

2017: "Behavioral Finance: A Panel Discussion," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, (Forthcoming), H. Evensky, S. Fan, G. Filbeck, H. Holzhauer, V. Ricciardi, and A. Spieler 

2017: “Sector Momentum in the Security Market,” Journal of Investing, Volume 26, No. 2, pp 48-60 R. Brooks, H. Holzhauer, X. Lu, and J. Wang. 

2017: “Dividend Yield Strategies: A New Breed of Dogs,” Journal of Investing, Volume 26, No. 2, pp 26-47 G. Filbeck, H. Holzhauer, and X. Zhao.  

2016: “RiskTRACK: The Five Factor Model for Measuring Risk Tolerance,” Journal of Risk Finance, Volume 17, No. 4, pp 428-445, H. Holzhauer, X. Lu, R. McLeod, and J. Wang. 

2014: “Using Socially Responsible Ratings to Outperform the Market: Evidence from Long-Only and Active-Extension Investment Strategies,” Journal of Investing, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp 79-96, G. Filbeck, H. Holzhauer, and X. Zhao. 

2014: “Growth/Value, Market Cap, and Momentum,” Journal of Investing, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp 33-42, H. Holzhauer, X. Lu, and J. Wang.

 

Additional Publications

2017: “Finance or Philanthropy? Understanding the Motivations and Criteria of Impact Investors,” Social Responsibility Journal, (Forthcoming), Y. Dai, H. Holzhauer, and P. Roundy. 

2016: “Private Equity: A Panel Discussion,” Journal of Applied Finance, Volume 25, No. 2, pp 95-107, P. Ahmed, K. Baker, G. Filbeck, H. Holzhauer, D. Preece, K. Small. 

2016: “Online Search Frequency, Information Asymmetry, and Market Liquidity,” Journal of Index Investing, Volume 6, No. 4, pp 71-81, H. Holzhauer, X. Lu, and J. Wang. 

2015: “Risk Management: A Panel Discussion,” Journal of Applied Finance, Volume 25, No. 1, pp 46-57, K. Baker, G. Filbeck, H. Holzhauer, S. Saadi, and C. Tiu. 

2014: “Attention: A Better Way to Measure SEO Marketing Impact,” Journal of Trading, Vol. 9, pp 64-75, H. Holzhauer, X. Lu, and J. Wang. 

2013: “Bad News Bears: Effects of Expected Market Volatility on Daily Tracking Error of Leveraged Bull and Bear ETFs,” Managerial Finance, Vol. 39, No. 12, pp 1169-1187, H. Holzhauer, X. Lu, R. McLeod, and J. Mehran. 

2013: “How Long Is Too Long? Volatility-Based Holding Strategies for Leveraged Bull and Bear ETFs,” The Journal of Finance Issues, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp 53-71. H. Holzhauer, X. Lu, R. McLeod, J. Mehran.