Juan Castro, Ph.D.

Professor of Finance and International Business

2010 Fulbright Scholar

Ph.D., University of New Orleans, 2000
M.A., University of New Orleans, 1996
B.S., University of New Orleans, 1993

Phone: 903-233-3624
Email: juancastro@letu.edu
Office: Longview Hall 102

Juan’s experience includes Dean of the School of Business at East Texas Baptist University, Vice-president for the Risk Management Department in Hibernia National Bank, and Local Area Network (LAN) Administrator for the University of New Orleans.

Juan has a vast international experience working overseas and teaching abroad in Spain, Ecuador, Honduras, and Austria. He has dictated conferences in Madrid, Edinburgh, Seville, Guayaquil, Tegucigalpa, Vienna, and Oxford.

Juan teaches graduate and undergraduate courses and has published research papers in several refereed journals, most recently in the prestigious Oxford Round Table, in Oxford, England. He has co-authored books in international finance. Juan is originally from Honduras, Central America. He is bilingual in Spanish and English.

Teaching areas: 

  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Business Forecasting
  • International Finance/Economics

Research Interests:

  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Financial Risk
  • Monetary Economics
  • International Finance
  • Latin-American Financial Economics



LeTourneau University
Longview, Texas


East Texas Baptist University
Marshall, Texas


University of New Orleans 
New Orleans, Louisiana


Vice President Research Analyst of Hibernia National Bank 
New Orleans, Louisiana


University of New Orleans 
New Orleans, Louisiana