Eric Eller  PhD, CFA

Associate Professor of Finance
Chairperson of the Faculty


Loras College, 2014
BS, Southwest Missouri State University, 1989
MA, University of Missouri, 1991
MA, University of Virginia, 1993
PhD University of Virginia, 1998

Dr. Eller received his PhD from the University of Virginia, a master’s degree from the University of Missouri, and his undergraduate degree from Missouri State. Prior to joining the faculty at Loras, Dr. Eller spent time on the tenure-track faculty at Bellarmine University, at Buena Vista University (where he was tenured), and at Upper Iowa University. Dr. Eller’s areas of scholarly research include international service learning and microfinance. He has taught numerous study away courses with travel destinations including Cuba, Haiti, Russia, Egypt, and the Galapagos Islands.

Under Dr. Eller’s direction, the LIFE Investment class (which manages a portion of the Loras endowment) will focus on choosing investments that align with the College’s mission while still maximizing portfolio efficiency.