Donald L. Santini, DBA

In 1976, Donald Santini began teaching finance as an undergraduate teaching assistant for Northeastern University while enrolled in the university's graduate program. He earned his doctorate in 1990 from Boston University with a concentration in finance. His subsequent research areas were in mutual fund money flows and electricity futures. Santini's full-time teaching career at the graduate and undergraduate levels spanned from 1978 to 2010, during which he taught full-time for Bentley College, Babson College, University of Massachusetts Boston, and Boston University. The courses he taught included working capital management, managerial finance, investments, futures and options, and corporate finance. Prior to retiring from full-time teaching, Santini started teaching part-time for Harvard Extension School and after retirement began teaching for the Summer School as well. To date, Santini has logged over fifteen years of part-time teaching for Harvard in the areas of managerial finance, futures and options, and investments.


  • DBA Boston University