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Faculty and Staff Profile

Josh Harris, CFP®, AFC®

CFP® Program Coordinator

Office: 144 Chandler Burns Tower
Personal Website:

 Educational Background

Ph.D. Personal Financial Planning
Kansas State University In Progress

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