Jan Ericsson, Academic Director

Jan Ericsson,
Academic Director

Our program attracts exceptional students from a wide variety of academic backgrounds built across the globe. They all share a strong drive to enter the finance job market and thrive professionally.

Faculty

Meet the Academic Director

Jan Ericsson

Jan Ericsson
Associate Professor

Ph.D., Stockholm School of Economics

  • Corporate Bonds
  • Credit Derivatives
  • Default Risk Premia
  • Financial Distress
  • Liquidity in Fixed Income Markets
  • Risk Management
  • Sovereign Default Risk

Meet the CIO

Vadim di Pietro

Vadim di Pietro
Associate Professor (Teaching)

PhD from the Kellogg School of Management

Chief Investment and Compliance Officer and registered Advising Representative for Desautels Capital Management Inc.

Prior to joining Desautels, Vadim was an investment strategist at J.P. Morgan in London from 2007 to 2009.


Meet the Faculty

Daniel Andrei

Daniel Andrei
Associate Professor

PhD, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

  • General Equilibrium Asset Pricing
  • Macro-Based Asset Pricing
  • Models of Information & Learning

 

Patrick Augustin

Patrick Augustin
Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Stockholm School of Economics

  • Derivatives
  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Insider Trading
  • International Finance
  • Law & Finance
  • Sovereign & Corporate Credit Risk

 

Benjamin Croitoru

Benjamin Croitoru
Associate Professor

Ph.D., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

  • Effects of Market Imperfections on Asset Prices
  • International Finance
  • Mutual & Hedge Funds
  • Portfolio Management
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Behaviors in Financial Markets
  • Theoretical Asset Pricing

 

Adolfo De Motta

Adolfo De Motta
Associate Professor

Ph.D., MIT

  • Corporate Diversification
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Crises
  • Financial Intermediation
  • Leadership & Governance
  • Macro-finance
  • Risk Management
  • Venture Capital Markets

 

Anisha Ghosh

Anisha Ghosh
Assistant Professor

Ph.D. London School of Economics

  • Asset Pricing
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics

 

Ruslan Goyenko

Ruslan Goyenko
Associate Professor

Ph.D., Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Liquidity
  • Mutual & Hedge Funds
  • Risk Management
  • Risk preferences and their role in financial decision making

 

Jiro Kondo

Jiro Kondo
Assistant Professor (Teaching) 

Ph.D., MIT

  • Contract Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Economics of Regulation
  • Innovation
  • Financial Regulations
  • Law & Economics
  • Limits to Arbitrage
  • Macro-finance

 

Guillaume Roussellet

Guillaume Roussellet
Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Paris-Dauphine University/CREST/Banque de France

  • Asset Pricing
  • Mutual & Hedge Funds
  • Sovereign Credit Risk
  • Statistical Methodology

 

Sergei Sarkissian

Sergei Sarkissian
Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of Washington

  • Cross-listed Securities
  • Dynamics of Currency Changes
  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • International Finance & Investments
  • Market Anomalies
  • Mutual Fund Performance
  • Predictability of Stock Returns

 

David Schumacher

David Schumacher
Associate Professor

Ph.D., INSEAD

  • Asset Pricing
  • Delegated Asset Management
  • Industrial Organization of the Global Investment Management Industry
  • International Finance
  • Global Investment Management
  • Portfolio Choice & Performance of International Institutional Investors

 

Katrin Tinn

Katrin Tinn
Assistant Professor, Finance

PhD, London School of Economics

  • Blockchain Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Models of Information & Learning
  • Technology & Innovation
  • VC

 

Jiro Kondo

Desmond Tsang
Associate Professor, Accounting

PhD, University of California, Berkeley, USA 

  • Corporate Governance
  • Earnings Management
  • Financial Reporting Fraud
  • Geographic Strategy
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts

 


Guest Faculty

Laurent Barras

Desmond Tsang
Associate Professor

Ph.D., Swiss Finance Institute, University of Geneva, Switzerland

  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Mutual & Hedge Funds
  • Performance Measurement
  • Return Predictability

 

Pascal François

Pascal François
Full Professor, HEC Montreal

Ph.D. ESSEC and Sorbonne University

  • Credit Risk
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Distress
  • Derivatives

 

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