Bonnie G. Buchanan

Howard Bosanko Professor of International Economics and Finance, Seattle University

Bonnie Buchanan is the Howard Bosanko Professor of International Economics and Finance at the Albers School of Business and Economics, Seattle University. She is currently the Director of the Masters of Science in Finance program and teaches courses in International Finance, Financial Institutions and Markets and History of Financial Crises. Professor Buchanan was previously the George Albers Professor and has also served as Director for the Professional MBA program at Seattle University. Her doctoral degree is from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. Professor Buchanan is author of the book, Securitization and the Global Economy and she has co-edited the book, Risk Management in Emerging Markets. She has published in refereed journals such as Journal of Corporate Finance, American Business Law Journal, Journal of Business Ethics, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, International Review of Financial Analysis, Emerging Markets Review, Journal of Structured Finance, Review of International Business and Finance, and Journal of Financial Education. Professor Buchanan’s research interests include: FinTech, securitization, behavioral finance, law and finance, and corporate governance. Professor Buchanan has also taught at the University of Georgia, Georgia State University, the University of Melbourne and the Hanken School of Economics. She has also been a Visiting Researcher at the Bank of Finland. Her co-authored work on shareholder proposals has been used in deliberations at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and cited in the Financial Times. Professor Buchanan has also received numerous grants throughout her career. She is the Editor in Chief of Journal of Risk Finance, Associate Editor of Research in International Business and Finance and serves on the editorial advisory boards of Review of Behavioral Finance and International Journal in Emerging Markets.


Finance, Law, Mathematics, FinTech, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies


Behavioral Science, Blockchain, Cyber Risk, Cyberethics, Digital Currencies, FinTech, Operational Risk, Payment Technology, P2P Systems, Systemic Risk, Smart Contracts, Technology Law


Seattle University

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