Kwamie Dunbar

Associate Professor of Finance
PhD Financial Economics, Fordham University
MS Mathematics, Fairfield University
MBA Economics and Finance, Sacred Heart University
BS Economics, University of the West Indies
Expert Bio

Kwamie Dunbar is an associate professor of finance and director of the master's in Financial Technology (FinTech) program at WPI. He is a teacher, researcher, and has worked with several Fortune 500 companies in various capacities. His research examines blockchain assets for social good and sustainability, empirical asset pricing, cryptocurrencies, financial technologies, and futures markets. His research has contributed to insight on digital transformation in finance and economics. Professor Dunbar regularly presents his work at international conferences and writes media pieces. He can provide analysis on FinTech's role in reshaping financial transactions and services, and how FinTech is contributing to advancements in sustainability.

The Worcester Guardian
WPI launches first in the U.S. financial tech Ph.D.

The Business School has launched the nation’s inaugural PhD program in Financial Technology. It's the only university in the U.S. to offer fintech degrees at all levels (bachelor's, master's, PhD)

USA Today
What is cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency and blockchain, the technology cryptocurrency operates on, are widely referenced, but not always understood. Kwamie Dunbar, associate professor of finance in The Business School and director of fintech programs, provided analysis for this USA Today Blueprint article that seeks to explain some frequently asked questions.


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