Luohan Academy


EducationKellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Ph.D. (Finance) (2006).

Academic AppointmentsHoward J. and Geraldine F. Korth Chair in Finance, Professor of Finance, Department of Finance, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame.

Prior AppointmentsAssistant Professor of Finance (2006 - 2012), Viola D. Hank Associate Professor of Finance (2012 - 2016), Notre Dame Professor of Finance (2020), Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame.

Recognition & AwardsCIRF/CFRI - Global Association of Risk Professionals Research Award, 2020; Midwest Finance Association Outstanding Paper, 2019; William F. Sharpe Award for Scholarship in Financial Research, JFQA, 2018; CICF Best Paper Award, 2018; SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific Best Paper in Asset Pricing, 2017; First Prize Winner, 2010 Crowell Memorial Prize Paper Competition; First Prize Winner, Chicago Quantitative Alliance Academic Competition, 2009.

Research Field

What drives asset return in both short-term (liquidity shock, investor sentiment, limited attention, etc.) and long-term (cashflow and discount rate news)