About me

I am an Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Delaware. My research interests are primarily in empirical corporate finance. Within this general field, my work spans the following areas: 

(1) corporate governance
(2) mergers and acquisitions
(3) board of directors
(4) executive compensation
(5) securities issuance
(6) venture capital
(7) social trust
(8) corporate innovation
(9) corporate disclosure
(10) sell-side analysts
(11) mutual funds

I have published in a number of top academic journals including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Contemporary Accounting Research, Financial Management, and Journal of Banking and Finance.