Education

Ph.D., Finance University of California, 2003.
M.S., Finance University of California, 2000.
M.Sc., Economics London School of Economics, 1998.
B.S., Business Economics University of Cologne, 1997.

Research Interests

Research

Honors and Awards


Best Conference Paper Award , Rothschild Caesarea Center, IDC Herzliya , 2013


Robert and Karen May Faculty Fellow , University of Illinois , 2012-2013


WU Gutmann Center Research Fellow , Vienna University of Economics and Business , 2011


List of Teachers Ranked Excellent by Their Students (B.S.) , University of Illinois , 2011


List of Teachers Ranked Outstanding by Their Students (B.S.) , University of Illinois , 2010


Best Conference Paper Award , Swiss Society for Financial Market Research , 2009


List of Teachers Ranked Excellent by Their Students (B.S.) , University of Illinois , 2009


List of Teachers Ranked Excellent by Their Students (Ph.D.) , University of Illinois , 2009


Campus Research Board's Travel Grant , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , 2008


Best Conference Paper Award (Runner-Up Prize) , European Finance Association , 2006


Dean’s List of Excellence in Teaching , Indiana University-Bloomington , 2004-2005


Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship , John M. Olin Foundation , 2002


Campus-Wide Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor , University of California-Berkeley , 2001


 


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