Luohan Academy


EducationNew York University, Ph.D. (Finance).

Academic AppointmentsDirector (Elected), American Finance Association; Chair, AFFECT (Academic Female Finance Committee), AFA; Practitioner Director, Financial Management Association; Senior Advisor, Center for Financial Research, FDIC; Advisory Panel, International Association of Deposit Insurers (IADI), Basel; Academic Board Member, European School of Management & Technology, Berlin.

Prior AppointmentsPresident, Financial Intermediation Research Society, 2016 - 2017; Academic Director, Financial Management Association, 2012-2014; Professor of Finance and Nancy Staudenmayer Research Fellow, Duke University, 2007 - 2008; Associate Professor of Finance, Duke University, 2003 - 2007; Associate Professor of Finance, Stanford University, 2000 - 2003; Assistant Professor of Finance, Stanford University, 1995 - 2000.

Recognition & AwardsDistinguished Alumini Award, Stern School of Business, NYU, 2015; Best paper published in Journal of Financial Economics (Jenson award, tie), 2013; Best paper published in Financial Management (Addison-Wesley prize), 2006; Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 2002-2004; Western Finance Association (Nasdaq award), 1999; Best paper published in Journal of Financial Economics (Fama-DFA award) for 1999; All Star paper in Journal of Financial Economics, 1996.

Research Field

Financial Intermediation, Empirical Corporate Finance, Household Finance, Entrepreneurship, FinTech