JOHN R. NOFSINGER is a finance professor, Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate at Washington State University and one of the world's leading experts in investor psychology and behavioral finance.
Written with Richard W. Sias, Nofsinger's 1997 paper "Herding and Feedback Trading by Institutional Investors" was awarded "Best of the Best" and "Best Paper in Investments" by the Financial Management Association. He has also done advanced research for the New York Stock Exchange and the Association for Investment Management and Research.
He has been interviewed and quoted in financial media including The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, BusinessWeek, SmartMoney, Bloomberg, and the cable news network CNBC, as well as other media from the Washington Post to Wired.com.
Nofsinger holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Washington State University and taught for five years at Marquette University. His Financial Times Prentice Hall books include Investment Madness: How Psychology Affects Your Investing...and What to Do About It and The Psychology of Investing.