Culverhouse College of Business

Finance, Economics and Legal Studies



Dr. Alan Tidwell joined the Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies as an associate professor of finance, and the Alabama Association of Realtors® Chair of Real Estate in 2017. He has substantial industry experience in commercial real estate valuation and banking. He also holds the Certified Financial Planner® professional designation. Dr. Tidwell is a committed educator, and has had the opportunity to teach courses spanning the disciplines of real estate, finance, risk management, and quantitative analysis. Some of his past and/or current teaching responsibilities include real estate finance, principles of real estate, investments, managerial finance, financial statement analysis, risk management and insurance, financial reporting and analysis, quantitative analysis for business, real estate investments, and residential real estate appraisal.