Dorothy Bagwell Durband is Associate Professor of Personal Financial Planning at Texas Tech University where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in financial counseling and communication. She is the director of Red to Black®, a program where she trains personal financial planning students to work with the Texas Tech community as peer financial planners.
Durband is an AFCPE Accredited Financial Counselor. She earned her Doctorate in Resource Management, with a specialization in Family Financial Management from Virginia Tech. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Family, Child and Consumer Sciences from Louisiana State University and a Master of Science in Family Studies from Texas Woman's University. She has experience in providing financial counseling, developing and delivering financial education programs, university teaching, employee training, fundraising and special events planning.