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Business Administration Faculty

Areerat (Poy) Lertchaipitak, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Business 

Office Phone: 269.749.4168
Email: alertchaipitak@olivetcollege.edu

Professor Areerat (Poy) Lertchaipitak, Ph.D., teaches finance and financial planning courses. She enjoys teaching in a variety of ways in order to benefit and appeal to students with different learning styles and has teaching experience in both face-to-face and online classroom settings. Professor Lertchaipitak is interested in conducting research in financial decision making, behavioral finance, financial satisfaction and financial literacy. Her goal is to help students learn about financial decisions and the importance of personal finance.

Professor Lertchaipitak completed her Ph.D. in personal financial planning at Texas Tech University (TTU). Professor Lertchaipitak also holds two master’s degrees, one in finance and economics from West Texas A&M and another in personal financial planning from TTU. Her bachelor’s degree is in finance from Kasetsart University in Bangkok, Thailand.