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Faculty: Leonard Van Drunen

Professor Van Drunen has a Ph.D. in Finance from Purdue University and MSc from The London School of Economics and Political Science. He teaches corporate finance and investments. He has prior teaching experience at University of Utah and University of Cambridge, England. He has taught at universities in China the past two summers. Prior to joining Calvin College, Prof. Van Drunen worked in investment banking as a Managing Director with J.P. Morgan in New York, Tokyo and London and with Merrill Lynch in New York. His current research interests are in socially responsible investing and Christian philanthropy.

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Professional experience

  • Managing Director - JP Morgan Chase
  • Director - Merrill Lynch
  • Professor - University of Utah

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Finance
    Purdue, 1985
  • M.Sc. in Social Policy
    University of London, 2005
  • BA in Business
    Dordt College, 1981

Honors, Awards, and Publications

  • Calvin Research Fellowship, Calvin College, 2006

Additional information

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Department Chair
Professor of Business

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Office: North Hall 195
1740 Knollcrest Circle SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546


  • Financial Instruments and Markets (BUS 371)