Professor Connel Fullenkamp, Ph.D.

Professor Connel Fullenkamp
  • Duke University
  • Harvard University
I love that the The Great Courses gives me a chance I wouldn’t otherwise have to teach people who love to learn. I really enjoy the challenge of putting together courses that are engaging and useful!

Professor Connel Fullenkamp is Professor of the Practice and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Economics at Duke University. He teaches financial economics courses, such as corporate finance, as well as core courses, such as economic principles. In addition to teaching, he serves as a consultant for the Duke Center for International Development. Prior to joining the Duke faculty in 1999, Professor Fullenkamp was a faculty member in the Department of Finance within the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. Originally from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Professor Fullenkamp earned his undergraduate degree in Economics from Michigan State University. In addition to receiving the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, he was named one of the university's Alumni Distinguished Scholars. He earned his master's and doctorate degrees in Economics from Harvard University, where he was also awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Professor Fullenkamp's areas of interest include financial market development and regulation, economic policy, and immigrant remittances. His work has appeared in a number of prestigious academic journals, including the Review of Economic Dynamics, The Cato Journal, and the Journal of Banking and Finance. He also does consulting work for the IMF Institute at the International Monetary Fund, training government officials around the world. He is a member of the IMF Institute's finance team, whose purpose is to train central bankers and other officials in financial market regulation, focusing on derivatives and other new financial instruments. In recognition of his teaching excellence, Professor Fullenkamp has received Duke University's Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award as well as the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business Outstanding Teacher Award. Along with Sunil Sharma, Professor Fullenkamp won the third annual ICFR-Financial Times Research Prize for their paper on international financial regulation.

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"Dr. Fullenkamp gives clear and comprehensive explanations of the terms and strategies used in the investing world so that I feel I can now navigate the forest of jargon with more confidence."

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44 Courses and Sets

  1. (Set) Understanding Investments & Money and Banking Set

    (Set) Understanding Investments & Money and Banking

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $534.90 Starting at $534.90 $629.90 $534.90$629.90
    Develop a fuller understanding of the essential financial institutions that drive our global economy, and learn the fundamentals of investing in that economy with this two-course set taught by two economists and financial experts. First, in Understanding Investments, Professor Connel Fullenkamp helps you conquer your fears about investing and gives you the knowledge to invest with skill and confidence to attain your...
  2. (Set)  Foundations of Economic Prosperity & Understanding Inve Set

    (Set) Foundations of Economic Prosperity & Understanding Inve

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
  3. (Set) Mastering Financial Literacy Set

    (Set) Mastering Financial Literacy

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $1,024.80 Starting at $1,024.80 $1,204.80 $1,024.80$1,204.80
    Not sure which Great Course you want to order? Then order them all! For a limited time only, you can get Understanding Investments; Thinking like an Economist: A Guide to Rational Decision Making; Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know; and Economics, 3rd Edition in a single four-course set for one amazingly low price! This special offer is the perfect way to get a more sophisticated understanding of...
  4. (Set) Economics of Uncertainty & Money and Banking Set

    (Set) Economics of Uncertainty & Money and Banking

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $554.90 Starting at $554.90 $644.90 $554.90$644.90
    Discover amazing connections between financial uncertainty and the world of banking in this set of courses. First, learn how to plan for and weather uncertain financial situations with The Economics of Uncertainty. Then, see how the origins of money and banking has shaped the world around us, and how best to read the current economic climate in Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know.
  5. (Set) Economics of Uncertainty & Financial Literacy Set

    (Set) Economics of Uncertainty & Financial Literacy

    Connel Fullenkamp
    Starting at $449.90 Starting at $449.90 $524.90 $449.90$524.90
    Become better at managing your finances with this set of courses. First, learn how to plan for and weather uncertain financial situations with The Economics of Uncertainty. Next, take full advantage of the stock markets and how to navigate them in Financial Literacy: Finding your Way in the Financial Markets.
  6. (Set) Critical Business Skills for Success & Financial Literacy Set

    (Set) Critical Business Skills for Success & Financial Literacy

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $744.90 Starting at $744.90 $879.90 $744.90$879.90
    Gain a deeper understanding of how financial literacy can contribute to success at business in this set of courses. Start by learning the five fundamentals you need to know to achieve success in business. Then, discover how financial literacy can help you uncover the market’s functions, strengths, and its possible weaknesses and vulnerabilities.
  7. (SET) Getting Your Legal House in Order & Understanding Investments Set

    (SET) Getting Your Legal House in Order & Understanding Investments

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $414.90 Starting at $414.90 $474.90 $414.90$474.90
    Develop a greater, financially savvier understanding of your legal affairs and investments with help from these two courses. In Getting Your Legal House in Order, get a practical, accessible, and encouraging look at what you need to do to secure your finances, your home, your health care, and your future. And in Understanding Investments, get an introduction to the fundamentals of investing and learn how to evaluate...
  8. (Set) Money Management Skills & Financial Literacy Set on sale

    (Set) Money Management Skills & Financial Literacy

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Save up to $370.00 Starting at $53.90 $454.90 $53.90$454.90
    Gain true financial literacy with this set. First, work with a financial professional to understand exactly how to budget, spend, and invest for maximum happiness throughout your life. Then, learn to find your way around the financial markets and make the best decisions for you and your family.
  9. Crashes and Crises & Understanding Investments Set

    Crashes and Crises & Understanding Investments

    Connel Fullenkamp
    Starting at $449.90 Starting at $449.90 $524.90 $449.90$524.90
    With this two-course set, you’ll discover that when it comes to investing, forewarned is forearmed. Study past swindles, bankruptcies, and meltdowns so you aren’t the next victim with Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters. Then, improve and enhance your investment skills to have a positive impact on your finances and, in turn, your life goals with Understanding Investments.
  10. Crashes and Crises & The Art of Investing Set on sale

    Crashes and Crises & The Art of Investing

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Save up to $415.00 Starting at $88.90 $539.90 $88.90$539.90
    Learn the lessons of history’s greatest financial scams, disasters, successes, and achievements with this two-course set. An award-winning economist shows that forewarned is forearmed by introducing you to Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters. Then, meet some of the greatest traders who ever lived, discover how they built their wealth, and take away a toolbox of tips, tricks, and...
  11. (Set) The Art of Investing & Understanding Investments Set

    (Set) The Art of Investing & Understanding Investments

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $449.90 Starting at $449.90 $524.90 $449.90$524.90
    This two-course set may be the most rewarding investment of your life. First, learn the secrets of great investors and put their tactics to use in your own finances with The Art of Investing: Lessons from History’s Greatest Traders. Then, broaden and deepen your knowledge of investing with Understanding Investments.
  12. (Set) Economics of Uncertainty & Behavioral Economics Set on sale

    (Set) Economics of Uncertainty & Behavioral Economics

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Save up to $445.00 Starting at $57.90 $524.90 $57.90$524.90
    Uncover intriguing connections between financial uncertainty and the psychology of economics with this set of courses. First, learn how to plan for and weather uncertain financial situations with The Economics of Uncertainty. Then, dig into the fascinating world of behavioral economics, and how you can gain the tools to make better decisions with Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide.
  13. (SET) When Everything Fails & Crashes and Crises Set

    (SET) When Everything Fails & Crashes and Crises

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $404.90 Starting at $404.90 $469.90 $404.90$469.90
    In When Everything Fails: Surviving Any Disaster, arm yourself with information for planning ahead so you can prepare for the effects of a disaster or catastrophe should it strike. In Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters, inoculate yourself against the gullibility, overconfidence, and herd mentality that have lured many to financial ruin. Both courses, brought together in this set,...
  14. (Set) Money Management Skills & Understanding Investments Set

    (Set) Money Management Skills & Understanding Investments

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $384.90 Starting at $384.90 $454.90 $384.90$454.90
    Get your financial house in order with this set. First, work with a financial professional to understand exactly how to budget, spend, and invest for maximum happiness throughout your life. Then, delve deeper into the world of investing to see the opportunities that await there.
  15. Crashes and Crises & How the Stock Market Works Set

    Crashes and Crises & How the Stock Market Works

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $434.90 Starting at $434.90 $489.90 $434.90$489.90
    Find out why financial markets are so chaotic and what you can do to protect yourself from the next bubble, crash, default, or scam with this two-course set. Learn the lessons of history’s greatest financial swindles and disasters with Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters. Then, examine the factors that make company stocks rise and fall and get the information you need to grasp the...
  16. (Set) Your Guide to Investing Set

    (Set) Your Guide to Investing

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $864.80 Starting at $864.80 $999.80 $864.80$999.80
    Whether you're managing your own wealth or delegating the task to a professional, financial knowledge is crucial to your family's future well-being. What is the best strategy for investing? How do economists make high stakes decisions? What factors influence the stock market? How did capitalism develop and how does it compare to other economic systems around the world? Our great professors answer these questions and...
  17. Crashes and Crises & America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era Set

    Crashes and Crises & America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $299.90 Starting at $299.90 $539.90 $299.90$539.90
    Look at the trends and patterns of financial catastrophe with these two courses focused on a part of history we don’t often examine closely. Start by looking at four centuries of financial mishaps—from tulip mania to the Great Recession in Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters. Then, dive into the financial and social ramifications of one of the most colorful, tumultuous, raucous, and...
  18. (Set) The Art of Investing & Financial Literacy Set

    (Set) The Art of Investing & Financial Literacy

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $449.90 Starting at $449.90 $524.90 $449.90$524.90
    Meet the greatest investors of all time and learn lessons you can use in your own finances with this two-course set. The Art of Investing: Lessons from History's Greatest Investors profiles over 30 men and women at the pinnacle of the investing field to unveil their secrets to success. Then, get an essential primer on investing with Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets.
  19. (Set) Economics of Uncertainty & How the Stock Market Works Set

    (Set) Economics of Uncertainty & How the Stock Market Works

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $434.90 Starting at $434.90 $489.90 $434.90$489.90
    Gain the tools you need to better protect your wealth with this rewarding set of courses. First, learn how to plan for and weather uncertain financial situations with The Economics of Uncertainty. Then, get indispensable advice on risk and reward, and how to manage your portfolio in How the Stock Market Works.
  20. (Set) Economics of Uncertainty & Understanding Investments Set

    (Set) Economics of Uncertainty & Understanding Investments

    Connel Fullenkamp
    Starting at $449.90 Starting at $449.90 $524.90 $449.90$524.90
    Gain a deeper understanding of your financial future with this set of courses. First, learn how to plan for and weather uncertain financial situations with The Economics of Uncertainty. Then, discover the tools you need for building and maintaining your financial resources with Understanding Investments.