Nicholas Racculia has been working in education since 2006. He is a full time professor of finance in western Pennsylvania. He has taught corporate finance, investments, portfolio theory and a variety of financial management courses. Prior to entering the education field, Dr. Racculia worked at the Princeton Investment Company as a Senior Analyst. Work at this “fund of funds” afforded him the opportunity to research and invest across a wide variety of asset classes using advanced investment techniques. During his last year at this firm, he focused primarily within the Private Equity asset class (Venture Capital and Leveraged Buyouts).
Dr. Racculia has undergraduate degrees in mathematics and economics and master’s degrees in economics and finance. He finished his PhD in Economics from Princeton University with a field of research in finance. He has passed the Level I CFA test.
Dr. Racculia is originally from Pittsburgh, PA. He now lives east of the city with his son. When Dr. Racculia is not teaching finance, he enjoys reading, target shooting and ballroom dancing.