Richard A. Michelfelder, Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Finance Rutgers University School of Business – Camden
Dr. Richard A. Michelfelder was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Quantum Consulting, Inc, a national public utilities consulting firm, based in Berkeley, California. Dr. Michelfelder has also started up successful energy efficiency investment and international wireless public utility data communication companies. He also was an executive at Atlantic Energy, Inc., a major electric utility in New Jersey.
Dr. Michelfelder has taught finance and economics courses for over 20 years at undergraduate and graduate levels at West Chester University, Monmouth University, Stockton College, Rowan University, Holy Family College and Fordham University. He has also published a number of articles on energy and public utilities, and has testified before many state utility regulatory jurisdictions and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on matters involving the cost of capital for public utilities.
He holds a Ph.D. in economics with concentrations in international finance, finance, and monetary economics. His current research is in regulation, utility stock prices, stock market risk, and the cost of capital.