Dr. Eugene F. Brigham is Graduate Research Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida, where he has taught since 1971. Dr. Brigham received his M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California–Berkeley and his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina. Prior to joining the University of Florida, Dr. Brigham held teaching positions at the University of Connecticut, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of California–Los Angeles. Dr. Brigham has served as president of the Financial Management Association and has written more than 40 journal articles on the cost of capital, capital structure, and other aspects of financial management. He authored or co-authored ten textbooks on managerial finance and managerial economics and they have also been translated into 11 languages worldwide. He has served as a consultant to many corporations and government agencies.