Texas Tech University

Brett Myers

Brett Myers

Lubbock Bankers Association Professor of Finance; James E. and Elizabeth F. Sowell Professor of Finance


Room Number: W308


Research Expertise

  • Corporate Finance
  • Finance and Politics
  • Mutual Funds


  • PhD, Finance, UCLA
  • MBA, BYU
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah


Brett Myers is an associate professor of finance at Texas Tech University and joined the finance faculty in 2010. Myers' research focuses on the ways in which non-financial stakeholders affect a firm's capital structure, the intersection of politics and finance, mutual fund performance and fixed income.

Myers received his PhD in finance from UCLA in 2007, after which he worked as a senior researcher and analytics manager for Research Affiliates, LLC, and was a visiting professor at Purdue University for two years. Prior to pursuing his doctorate, he worked at Baker Process, Cimetrix, DaimlerChrysler, Intel, Corp., and the United States Army Reserve. He earned his BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Utah and an MBA from Brigham Young University.