Charles (Chip) Ruscher

Senior Lecturer in Finance

Charles (Chip) Ruscher

McClelland Hall 306
1130 E. Helen St.
P.O. Box 210108
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108

Areas of Expertise

  • Investment analysis and portfolio management
  • Advanced financial management
  • International finance
  • International financial markets
  • Commercial banking
  • Venture capital
  • Finance concepts


PhD in Finance, The University of Arizona, 1999

Charles (Chip) Ruscher joined the Eller College of Management in 1992 after earning his PhD in Finance from the University of Arizona. In addition to teaching at Eller, he has also taught at James Madison University, Southern Methodist University and Blue Ridge Community College. His industry experience includes working for American Brands, American Express Financial Services, First American Bank of Virginia, Ardext Technologies, Edward A. Dyl Consulting Services and owning his own financial planning and consulting services companies. His areas of expertise include investment analysis and portfolio management, advanced financial management, international finance and financial markets, commercial banking, venture capital and finance concepts.


  • FIN 431 Financial Intermediaries - Fall/Spring
  • FIN 516 Financial Statement Analysis - Fall
  • FIN 520 Investment Analysis/Management - Spring 
  • FIN 531 Financial Intermediaries - Spring
  • FIN 532 Corporate Financial Strategy - Spring
  • FIN 536 New Venture Finance - Fall