Faculty and Staff

Corcoran, Charles

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Charles Corcoran

Professor - College of Business and Economics

Accounting and Finance
Office: 212e South Hall
Phone: 715-425-3335



Ph.D. University of Minnesota, Interdisciplinary Business Education (major) and Business Administration (minor), 1987 

MBA University of Minnesota, Finance emphasis, 1980 

B.S.B.A. Georgetown University, Finance, 1979

Courses Taught:

Financial Institutions

Global Business and Society

Intermediate Managerial Finance

Managerial Finance

Personal Finance

Real Estate

Research Interests:

Large Databases

Literature Reviews

Random Sample Surveys


Articles in Journals
  • Corcoran, C. P. (2021). Learning During the Pandemic:  Observations and Suggestions. Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 27(volume 27), pp. 1 - 6. 
  • Corcoran, C. (2020). Should Notes Be Permitted During Testing? Journal of Instructional Pedagogies/Academic and Business Research Institute, 23, 9.
  • Corcoran, C. P., Liu, W. (2017). Regional Difference of Agricultural Insurance Development across China – an Empirical based on Behavioral Factors. International Journal of Agricultural and Statistical Sciences.
  • Corcoran, C. P., Liu, W. (2017). Risk Perception, Insurance Recognition and Agricultural Insurance Behavior- an Empirical based on Dynamic Panel Data in 31 Provinces of China. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.

Professional Certifications:

Chartered Financial Analyst, 1992