- Instructional Associate Professor
- AGLS 210B
- (979) 862-2527
- Undergraduate Education
- B.S. Finance, University of Central Arkansas
- Graduate Education
- M.S. Finance, Texas Tech University
- Ph.D. Personal Finance Planning, Texas Tech University
Areas of Expertise
- Personal Financial Ratio Analysis
- Household Heuristics
- Wealth Accumulation
- Individual Stock Selection
Nathan Harness, Ph.D., CFP® is an instructional associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and T.D. Ameritrade Director of Financial Planning for the Financial Planning Program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Harness brings years of financial planning experience to Texas A&M University. Since 2013, he has taught the Investment Planning, Retirement Planning and the Financial Planning Capstone courses for the Financial Planning program. Harness’ research interests include personal financial ratio analysis, household heuristics and wealth accumulation, and individual stock selection. He is published in Applied Economic Letters, Financial Services Review, International Journal of Business and Finance Research, Journal of Financial Services Professionals, Financial Counseling and Planning, and the Journal of Personal Finance.
Prior to joining the Texas A&M faculty, Harness taught at the University of Georgia in Athens. Most recently, he taught graduate and undergraduate courses in the areas of investments and financial management at Texas A&M University-Commerce.