Edward Waller

Edward R. Waller, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor of Finance,
College of Business

Contact number: 281-283-3206
Email: waller@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Building, Suite 2239


Edward R. Waller, an expert on commercial bank management, financial markets, and corporate finance, became Dean of the College of Business on September 1, 2017. Waller previously served as Associate Dean for the College of Business where he was also a Professor of Finance. As Dean, Waller is the chief academic and budget officer for the College of Business and is an integral part of the college's AACSB continuous improvement reaffirmation process for business and separate accounting accreditation. As Dean and Associate Dean, he has overseen two extension of accreditation efforts for both business and separate accounting accreditation. He is also responsible for recruiting and performing annual evaluations of faculty and staff and manages the operations of the college's Center for Executive Education (CEE) in both Clear Lake and the Texas Medical Center, the world's largest medical center. As a member of the UH-Clear Lake faculty since 1993. Waller has published research on financial markets and institutions, financial institution management, corporate financial theory and practice and international finance. He is a member of the Financial Management Association International. Waller earned a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Arizona State University and a Masters of Science and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Georgia Institute of Technology.