School of Business Study Abroad Coordinator


Office: Central Hall 138
Phone: (541) 552-6487
FAX: (541) 552-6715


DBA, Finance, 1996, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
MS, Finance,1987, University of Oregon
MBA, 1981, North Dakota State University
BS, 1979, Econ & Business Admin, North Dakota State University


BA 282 Applied  Business Statistics
BA 385 Principles of Finance
BA 471/571 Financial Management
BA 473/573 International Financial Management
MBA 585 Financial Management Practices
Curt Bacon is a Professor of Business at SOU and has been at the university since 1987. He earned a BS in Business Administration and Economics and an MBA from North Dakota State University as well as an MS in Finance from the University of Oregon.  He earned his Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) specializing in Finance from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale . 

Curt served as Chair of the School of Business from 1997 to 2004 and continues as the Summer Session Chair. He has served on the faculty Senate, chaired several search committees, and for many years was on the collective bargaining team and an executive board member of the Associated Professors of Southern Oregon University (AP:SOU).  He is currently one of the primary student advisors in the School of Business and a big proponent of international study for SOU students. Curt is the Coordinator for the SOU Accelerated Baccalaureate Program and he writes supplementary materials for several finance texts.

Curt is married to Susan Bacon, the executive director of the Ashland Schools Foundation. They have one child in college and another soon to be. Curt serves on the Ashland School District Budget Committee and spends as much time riding his bicycle as possible. He also has two golden retrievers, Jake and Emma.