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Peter Ricchiuti (Ri-Chooty)

Senior Professor of Practice

William B. Burkenroad, Jr. Clinical Professor

Office 260G
Phone 504.862.8489
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In 1993, Professor Ricchiuti founded Burkenroad Reports, an investment research program at Tulane University. Here, he leads a team of more than 200 of the University’s business students in the search of the investment ‘skinny’ on undervalued and overlooked stocks in six southern states.

He and his program have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CNBC, CNN, and Nightly Business Report.


  • Professor Ricchiuti teaches classes on finance, investments, valuation, equity research, financial modeling, and financial analysis.


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On the Air

Professor Ricchiuti hosts a popular weekly business program called “Out to Lunch” on National Public Radio in New Orleans.

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Published Author

In 2014, the Financial Times published Professor Ricchiuti’s first book, “Stocks Under Rocks.”

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Outstanding Teacher

Professor Ricchiuti has won numerous teaching awards including the program’s recognition by Re-Imagine Education as having the planet’s top teaching delivery in experiential learning. Burkenroad topped entries from 500 universities representing 43 countries.

Memorable Moment

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In 2008 Professor Ricchiuti brought 27 students to Omaha to spend the day with Warren Buffett. This took place just a few days after Lehman Brothers closed and the financial world spun into disarray. Ricchiuti was impressed by Buffett’s kindness, generosity and sense of humor.

Education & Affiliations

  • Babson College, Bachelor of Science in Management 1979
  • University of New Orleans, Master’s of Business Administration 1986