Lynda S. Livingston

Business and Leadership

Lynda LivingstonLynda Livingston teaches investments, financial markets, corporate finance, valuation, portfolio management, and personal finance.  Her research focuses on financial literacy, linking peer-to-peer lending with student-managed funds, cryptocurrency, behavioral finance, and the financial ramifications of climate change. Her recent articles include “Evaluating the Economic Case for Sunflower’s Coal-fired Power Plant Expansion” (The International Journal of Environmental Sustainability) and “Exploring the Viability of a Peer-to-Peer Loan Market for Students and the Underbanked” (The Global Journal of Business Research). Livingston is a founder of the not-for-profit corporation Four Horsemen Investments, which runs a unique peer-to-peer loan portfolio managed by students. She is an editorial advisory board member for the International Journal of Business and Finance Research and a member of the investment advisory board for the Tacoma Employees’ Retirement System. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.


B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1985; M.S., Texas A&M University, 1988; Ph.D., University of Washington, 1996