University of Missouri
239 Stanley Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
Deanna L. Sharpe, CFP®, is an associate professor in the Personal Financial Planning Department at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She earned her master's degree in Economics and a Ph.D. in Family Resource Management from Iowa State University. Her teaching and research focus on factors affecting later life economic well-being, including labor supply, family resource management, financial planning, consumer expenditure patterns and retirement savings behavior.
She has also investigated trust and commitment in financial planner/client relationships. Five times she has won outstanding research awards. She is a past board member of the American Council on Consumer Interests and the Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education. She has served on the Certified Financial Planner™ exam review team, the Certified Financial Planner™ Board of Standards Education Task Force, and was an invited participant to the National Symposium on Financial Education Research sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
Ph.D. in Family Resource Management, Iowa State University, 1988
M.S. in Economics, Iowa State University, 1986
B.S. in Economics (Comprehensive), Southwest Missouri State University, 1977