Texas Tech University

Jared Harrell

Jared Harrell

Associate Professor of Practice


Room Number: W305


Research Expertise

  • Commercial real estate investments
  • Real estate private equity
  • Real property law


  • MSc, Law and Finance, University of Oxford
  • JD, University of Texas
  • BS, Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University


Jared P. Harrell joined the Rawls College of Business in 2015 as an associate professor of practice. Professor Harrell teaches a range of finance courses, including Real Estate Fundamentals (FIN 3332), Real Estate Investments (FIN4335) and Real Estate Law (FIN3393). He is also the faculty advisor to the Real Estate Organization, an extra-curricular organization that provides its student members with opportunities to personally interact with commercial real estate industry professionals, observe real estate projects first-hand and practically analyze real estate markets and investments.

Prior to joining the Rawls College of Business, Professor Harrell was an attorney at various law firms in the DFW metroplex, where his practice focused on the successful completion of commercial transactions by combining real estate industry experience with finance and transactional economics.

Professor Harrell's finance courses combine academic theories with his experience structuring, negotiating and documenting commercial transactions across a broad range of industries, including commercial real estate, energy, agriculture, banking and infrastructure projects.

In addition to his full-time faculty appointment, Professor Harrell is general counsel of The Miles Foundation, Inc., a private foundation based in Fort Worth, Texas that honors the legacy of its founder through investments in education that promote the next generation's success.

Professor Harrell is a graduate of Texas A&M University (BS, Agricultural Engineering), the University of Texas Law School (JD) and the University of Oxford (MSc, Law & Finance).