James Adams

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Finance and Taxation

  • PHD, Ohio State University
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Dr. James Adams, CFA brings more than 25 years of industry experience to his position as Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor of Finance at NYU’s School of Professional Studies.  During his tenure at J.P. Morgan as a Managing Director, he led sales and relationship management teams in Derivatives, Rates, Foreign Exchange and Investor Services covering major institutions across the globe and spent several years in Europe covering major multinational corporations.  He was also active in recruiting, training and mentoring professionals at J.P. Morgan.  Dr. Adams has published peer-reviewed academic articles in corporate finance, derivatives and pension risk management and co-authored several CFA Institute curriculum readings. 

Dr. Adams earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from The Ohio State University and a B.A. in Economics from Wayne State University.  He is a CFA charterholder and active member of the CFA Society New York.  He is also a member of the Board of Directors of two publicly traded Canadian companies (Sokoman Minerals Corporation and Visionstate Corporation).