Faculty Directory

Jennifer Koski


Office: 577 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-543-7975
Fax: 206-543-7472
Email: jkoski(at)uw.edu

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box #: 353226
Seattle, WA. 98195-3226

“Theoretical financial models are important, but they do not exist in a vacuum. We need to understand the link between these models and the business world, both for our own academic research and for the classroom.”

Jennifer Koski

Associate Professor of Finance
John B. and Delores L. Fery Faculty Fellow


PhD Stanford University   (1991)
MBA Harvard University   (1987)
BS Brown University   (1983)

Area of Expertise

business valuation
corporate finance
dividend and payout policy; stock splits
entrepreneurial finance
market microstructure

Current Research

Stock splits
Dividend policy
Market microstructure
Stock market volatility
Information processing in securities markets
Equity offerings
Short selling

Positions Held

At the University of Washington since 1991
Financial analyst at Goldman Sachs & Company, 1983-1985

Honors and Awards

PACCAR Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2001, 2008
MBA Elective Professor of the Quarter for, Autumn 2006, 2009, & 2010, Spring 2010
MBA Core Professor of the Quarter for Winter 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, & 2008, Spring 1992, 1993, 1994, & 1996
Charles E. Summer Outstanding Teaching Award, 2000, 2003, 2005, & 2007
MBA Core Professor of the Year, 1994, 1996, 2001-2008
Daniel R. Siegel Service Award, 2000, 2005, 2006, & 2007
Evening MBA Professor of the Quarter for Autumn, 2005
Dean's Citizenship Award, 2004
Andrew V. Smith Faculty Development Award, 2003
PhD Mentor of the Year Award, 2001
MBA Core Teaching Team of the Year, 1997, 1998, 2000
Burlington Northern Foundation Faculty Achievement Award, 1993