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Dr. Uric Dufrene

Sanders Chair in Business
Professor of Finance

Hillside Hall 56
Phone: (812) 941-2572


Dr. Uric Dufrene holds the Sanders Chair in Business at IU Southeast and is a Professor of Finance.  As the Sanders Chair in Business, he gives the annual outlook for Southern Indiana and Greater Louisville at the annual Economic Outlook Breakfast and Mid- Year Outlook programs.   Professor Dufrene also speaks to various community groups and organizations across Southern Indiana and Louisville provides commentary on the economy to various media outlets.  He also has extensive experience in academic administration, having served as Dean of the School of Business and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Academic Background

  • Doctorate

    • University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, U.S.
    • Ph.D. in Finance
  • Masters

    • Nicholls State University, Thibodeaux, LA, U.S.
    • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelors

    • Nicholls State University, Thibodeaux, LA, U.S.
    • Bachelor of Science, Major in Finance

Professional Interests


Corporate Finance


Regional Economy;  Regional Economic Outlook;  Regional Economic Trends; Corporate Finance

Indiana University Southeast

4201 Grant Line Rd.
New Albany, IN 47150
(812) 941-2333

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