The Journal of Financial Planning has announced the addition of John E. Grable, Ph.D., CFP®, as academic editor. Grable's primary responsibilities will be reviewing submitted manuscripts and editing articles approved in peer review. He also will assist with content development and serve as volunteer leader of FPA's Academic Committee.
Professor Grable teaches and conducts research in the CFP Board-registered undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Georgia, where he holds an Athletic Association Endowed Professorship. Prior to entering the academic profession he worked as a pension/benefits administrator and later as a Registered Investment Adviser in an asset management firm.
Grable served as founding editor for the Journal of Personal Finance and co-editor of the Journal of Financial Therapy. His research interests include financial risk-tolerance assessment, psychophysiological economics, and financial planning help-seeking behavior. He has received several research and publication awards and grants. He is active in promoting the link between research and financial planning practice, having published numerous refereed papers, co-written two financial planning textbooks, and co-edited a financial planning and counseling book of scales. Grable also writes a quarterly column for a leading financial services journal.
Grable's counterpart on the Journal, practitioner editor Michael Kitces, will continue to provide input to help ensure the Journal's content is relevant and useful for financial planning practitioners.
February 1, 2013