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Josh Harris, CFP®, AFC®

CFP® Program Coordinator

Office: 144 Chandler Burns Tower
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 Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Personal Financial Planning
    Kansas State University In Progress
  • MBA
    University of South Carolina 2015
  • Certificate in Financial Planning
    Florida State University 2017
  • BA Religion
    Wofford College 2009

Courses Taught

  • FIN 2010 Introduction to Personal Finance I
  • FIN 2020 Introduction to Personal Finance II
  • FIN 3060 Corporate Finance
  • FIN 3110 Financial Management I
  • FIN 4090 Professional Financial Planning Capstone
  • FIN 4980 CI in Finance (SIE Study, CFP Exam Study, FP Challenge)
  • AGRB 4600 Agricultural Finance
  • AGRB 4090 Commodities and Futures Markets


Josh Harris joined the Clemson faculty in January 2016. He comes to Clemson from working in Financial Services and Planning with PNC Bank. Currently Josh is a Certified Financial Planner (TM) and an Accredited Financial Counselor in good standing. He is a member of several professional associations, including the Financial Therapy Association, the Financial Planning Association, National Association of Personal Financial Advisors, the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education, National Council on Family Relations, and the Financial Management Association. He is currently a doctoral student at Kansas State University, pursuing research in family financial socialization, financial therapy, and professional ethics.

Research Interests

  • Financial Socialization, Special Needs Planning, Financial Therapy, Supervision in Financial Planning, Financial Pedagogy & Professional Ethics

Research Publications

  • Harris, J.W. (2019). Book Review: Client Psychology. Journal of Financial Therapy, 10 (2) 6.
  • 1944-9771.1225
Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business
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