Michael W. Brandl

JMCB Alumni Senior Lecturer

Professor Brandl currently holds the title of Journal of Money, Credit & Banking Alumni Senior Lecturer of Economics and Director of Special Projects in the Department of Economics here at Ohio State. In the Economics Department Professor Brandl teaches courses Money & Banking, Intermediate Macroeconomics and advance courses in Financial Economics.

From 2011 to 2016 he was an Assistant then an Associate Clinical Professor of Finance at the Fisher College of Business here at Ohio State. At Fisher Brandl taught economics and finance courses in the Specialized Masters in Finance program, the MBA program, and the undergraduate program.  For three years he also severed as director of the Business Honors Cohort program at Fisher.

Before moving to Ohio State in 2011, for 14 years Brandl was at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin initially as a Lecturer then promoted to Senior Lecturer in Economics & Finance.  At McCombs he taught undergraduate, MBA, and Executive MBA courses in economics and financial markets.  He was also an affiliate faculty member of the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies at UT, and served as a visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Economics and at the Helsinki (Finland) School of Economics.  Over his academic career he has won over 40 teaching awards including the University of Texas Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award given for undergraduate teaching excellence.

Brandl has developed a wide portfolio of digital learning assets including the widely used ConceptClips. In 2017 Cengage Learning published his textbook Money, Banking, Financial Markets and Institutions.  

Brandl was born and raised in SE Wisconsin where his parents still live.  He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.S. degree in economics in 1986.  He earned his PhD in economics from the University of Houston in 1996.  His daughter currently attends UW-Madison. He lives with his wife (and various furry creatures) up near Worthington.

Michael W. Brandl
407 Arps Hall
1945 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43210