Michael H. Moffett



Michael H. Moffett is the Continental Grain Professor of Finance at the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University. Formerly Associate Professor of Finance at Oregon State University, he has held teaching or research appointments at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C., the University of Hawaii at Manoa, the Aarhus School of Business (Denmark), the Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration (Finland), the International Centre for Public Enterprises (Yugoslavia), and the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is co-director of the Thunderbird Center for Global Energy Studies.


Professor Moffett’s primary areas of teaching and research expertise are in multinational financial management, focusing on the financial demands of the global oil and gas industry and its continual development. Professor Moffett received a B.A. (Economics) from the University of Texas at Austin (1977), an M.S. (Resource Economics) from Colorado State University (1979), an M.A. (Economics) from the University of Colorado, Boulder (1983), and Ph.D. (Economics) from the University of Colorado, Boulder (1985).


He has authored, coauthored, or contributed to a multitude of journal articles, books, and other publications. Professor Moffett is coauthor of several books in multinational business and finance, as well as the author of more than 50 case studies in international business, strategy, and financial management.


Professor Moffett is the coauthor of several books in multinational business and finance, Multinational Business Finance, 14th Edition, with Arthur Stonehill and David Eiteman (Addison Wesley 2016), and Fundamentals of Multinational Finance, 5thEdition, (Addison Wesley 2014). He also coauthor of International Business, 7th Edition (Southwestern Publishing 2005), with Michael Czinkota and Ilkka Ronkainen, as well as Global Business, 4th Edition (2002), and Fundamentals of International Business (2004). He is the author and coauthor of more than 50 case studies in international business, strategy, and financial management. He also coauthored The Global Oil & Gas Industry: Management, Strategy & Finance (2011) with Andrew Inkpen.


He has acted as a consultant and educator with a multitude of global businesses including Adams, Allied Signal, American Express, AT&T, BP, Brasil Telecom of Brazil, Briggs & Stratton, Cemex de Mexico, Delphi, Delta Airlines, Discount Tire, Dow Chemical, East Asiatic Corporation of Denmark, EDS, Englehard, ExxonMobil, Fluor Corporation, Gate Gourmet, General Motors, Gudme Raaschou of Denmark, Honeywell, IBM, Kellogg’s, Kimberley-Clarke, Legrand of France, Lincoln Electric, Mattel, Mobil Oil Corporation, ONGC of India, Parker Hannifin, Pfizer, Phelps Dodge Corporation, Solar Turbines, State Farm, Statoil of Norway, SK of Korea, Teleflex, Texaco, Vitro de Mexico, Warner Lambert, and Woodward Governor.