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PhD Program in Finance

Finance PhD Program Director

Mark Westerfield
[email protected]
(206) 543-4578

Department Chair

Jarrad Harford
[email protected]
(206) 543-4796

For additional information on the PhD Program in Finance, with links to Admissions Criteria and Processes, visit the Finance Area Specialization Page.

Students Currently on the Market

Karim Farroukh
Research Interests:  Empirical Corporate Finance and Political Economy
Job Market Paper: Risk shifting when shareholders are creditors

Recent Academic Placements:

Year University Student
2021 Georgetown University Quentin Dupont
2021 Indiana University David Shin
2020 Southern Methodist University Tarun Patel
2019 The Ohio State University Michael Wittry
2019 Stockholm School of Economics Alvin Chen
2018 Carnegie Mellon Matt Denes
2017 The University of Oklahoma Aaron Burt
2016 University of South Carolina John Hackney
2015 University of Denver Andrew Detzel

Current Students:

Abdullah Alawadhi
Rory Joseph Ernst
Karim Farroukh
Matt (Maitraya) Ghatak
Kourosh Ghobadi
Anna Kruglova
Chris Liu
Yizhen Liu
Robin (Yifan) Luo
Sophia Mao
George Nurisso
Hossein Poorvasei
Xuan Xie
Claire Xu
Bingyu Yan