Professor Robert F. James teaches "Fundamentals of Finance (formerly Basic Finance)," "Corporate Finance," and "Investments" at the undergraduate level, and "Corporate Finance," "Financial Management," "Financial Markets & Instruments," and "Investments" at the graduate level.
He has also taught at Babson College, Boston University, and Northeastern University. He was awarded the Boston University 2011 Broderick Prize for Teaching Excellence. Professor James is a member of the American Finance Association (AFA) and the Financial Management Association International (FMA).
In 2016, he was awarded the Diane Harkins Coughlin and Christopher J. Coughlin Faculty Excellence Award. This award recognizes excellence in undergraduate teaching at the Carroll School of Management.