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Thomas D. Berry

  • Professor of Finance and Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Success
  • Department of Finance
  • (312) 362-8360
  • 1 E. Jackson Blvd.
    DePaul Center 5100
    Chicago, IL 60604

Academic Degrees

PhD, Finance, University of Missouri, 1981
MBA, Finance, DePaul University, 1977
BS, Finance, Western Illinois University, 1976


Thomas Berry has been teaching at DePaul University since 1981. He specializes in corporate financial management and behavioral finance and has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in financial theory, corporate case analysis, managerial finance, and decision theory. Additionally, he has taught in the Chartered Financial Analysts Program for the Chicago Investment Analysts Society and the Certified Public Accounting Program.  Berry has conducted credit and valuation seminars and taught courses in Austria, Bahrain, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Russia and Spain. His teaching has resulted in several awards, including the University Excellence in Teaching Award, which he has won five times, and the Lawrence Ryan Award for outstanding undergraduate teaching, which he has received three times. Berry was also an inaugural invitee to the Vincent DePaul Society. 

Berry has been an active participant in numerous professional organizations and has served on the board of directors for the Academy of Finance, the Financial Management Association, the Midwest Finance Association, and the Academy of Financial Services. He has published numerous articles in professional journals including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of Behavioral Finance and the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.