Claudia S. Kocher, Ph.D.

Interim Associate Dean; Associate Professor, Finance
Claudia S. Kocher
College of Business
Dean's Office
Department of Accounting and Finance
111 Fairlane Center South | 19000 Hubbard Drive | Dearborn, MI 48126

Teaching Areas:

BBA Finance, MBA, MS in Finance

Biography and Education

Claudia Kocher, Ph.D., Interim Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Michigan-Dearborn College of Business. Dr. Kocher joined the College of Business faculty in 1993. She received her Ph.D. in Finance at Michigan State University and a M.B.A. from Marquette University. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Illinois Wesleyan University. Dr. Kocher’s primary teaching interest is corporate finance. Dr. Kocher has been active in school and campus service activities related to curriculum development, assessment and governance. Dr. Kocher's research interests include agency problems, debt contracts, pedagogical issues in business education and health care finance. She has published in refereed journals such as Journal of Applied Business Research, Financial Practice and Education, Journal of Financial Education, and Health Care Management Review.


Ph.D Finance Michigan State University

M.B.A. Marquette University

B.S. Nursing Illinois Wesleyan University