John C. Butler


Finance Department

McCombs School of Business

1 University Station Mail Code B6600

University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX 78712


Ph (512) 232 – 6821

Fax (512) 471 – 5073



            Information Systems


Academic Positions




Refereed Articles


Book Chapters


Proceedings and Other Publications


Working Papers


Professional Presentations

o   “Individual Learning and Imitation and Organizational Knowledge,” with J. Grahovac; Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2010.

o   Assigning Priests to Parishes in West Texas” with L. Lasdon, J.S. Dyer and  L. Maiman; INFORMS Annual Meeting, November, 2006.

o   “Fundamental Objectives and Proxy Attributes in Preference Models,” with J. Dyer and J. Jia; IFORS 2005, July, 2005.

o   “An Empirical Investigation of Risk Value Theory,” with J. Dyer and J. Jia; INFORMS College on Simulation, November, 2001.

o   “A Fully Compensatory Model for Ranking and Selection for Multiple Performance Measures,” with D.J. Morrice, and P. Mullarkey; INFORMS College on Simulation, November, 2000.


Student Supervision


Ph.D. Committee Membership


Teaching Experience


Courses Taught


Teaching Assistant


Awards and Honors


Grants and Fellowships



o   Co-chair INFORMS Session “Information Systems and Decision Analysis”, Salt Lake City, May 2000.