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James Anderson

Associate Professor

James Anderson

Carman Hall 387
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A.B., Washington University
M.S., Columbia University


James Anderson is a writer and communications specialist with over 25 years of experience in financial journalism, marketing and corporate media. He is the author of an investment guide, corporate brochures, advertorials, website copy and more. His work includes a wide array of financial and bylined articles for clients across many industries. James has designed and authored successful communications publications for clients such as The Guardian Life Insurance Company, Fidelity Investments, T. Rowe Price, Allstate, Ford Motor, U.S. Global Investors, the New York Historical Society and the Edgar Lomax Company. He has written articles and columns for leading publications including Barron's, BusinessWeek, the New York Times, Dow Jones & Co., Fidelity Investments, T. Rowe Price, Frommer's, Money, Black Enterprise and Savoy.

  • Contributor. Anderson has written print and website copy on a broad array of economic and financial topics. Most recently, his work has focused on community development, investing, public education, immigration, commodities markets, tax planning and employment issues and has appeared in Shelterforce Magazine and on
  • Editor, Columnist for BusinessWeek Online and Black Enterprise Magazine.Anderson has written and edited columns andmagazine sections focusing on investing, mutual funds, stocks, bonds and other financial themes.
  • Editorial consultant in the financial services industry. Anderson has written website copy on a broad array of topics including commodities markets and investing, investment portfolio management and real estate investment trusts.
  • Editorial consultant in the insurance industry. Anderson produced and wrote the quarterly newsletter, Your Business Matters, on small company financial and insurance concerns. His work included the conception, research and editorial execution of each issue. Additionally, he has written brochures and authored ghostwritten bylines for company executives that have appeared in industry publications such as National Underwriter, Broker's World and California Broker. Topics Anderson has covered include life insurance trends, disability insurance, retirement and estate planning, defined benefit plans, and annuities.