SunTrust Visiting Professor Speaker Series

Held throughout the academic year, the SunTrust Visiting Professor Speaker Series invites top finance scholars in the world to present their research to faculty and graduate students. For more information about our speakers series, contact Dr. Yingmei ChengDr. April Knill or Sergey Mityakov.


Upcoming Speakers

*All seminars will be held via Zoom

2021 Spring Speakers

  • January 15 – Sabrina Howell, NYU 
  • January 22 – Anya Mkrtchyan, Northeastern
  • January 29 – Bernard Black, Northwestern
  • February 5 – Ruben Enikolopov, Pompeu Fabra/NES
  • February 12 – Tony Cookson, Colorado
  • February 19 – Todd Gormley, WUSTL
  • February 26 – David Yermak, NYU
  • March 5 – Brandon Cline, Mississippi State
  • March 12– Michael Dmitriev, Florida State University
  • April 2 – Stefan Lewellen, Penn State

Past Speakers

2020-2021

  • Raman Uppal, Edhec Business School
  • Michael Young, University of Missouri
  • Aaron Pancost, University of Texas-Austin
  • Sebastian Infante, Federal Reserve Board
  • Pedro Saffi, Cambridge University
  • Torben Andersen, Northwestern University
  • Sang Byung Seo, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Matt Ringgenberg, University of Utah
  • Veljko Fotak, University of Buffalo
  • Bill Megginson, University of Oklahoma
  • Marcin Kacperczyk, Imperial College London
  • Wenxin Du, University of Chicago
  • Paige Ouimet, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 

2019-2020

  • Clifton Green, Emory University
  • Gerard Hoberg, University of Southern California
  • Chris Yung, University of Virginia - McIntyre School of Commerce
  • Nicole Boyson, Northeastern University
  • Jide Wintocki, University of Kansas
  • Boris Vallee, Harvard Business School
  • David Solomon, Boston College
  • Noah Stoffman, Indiana University

 

2018-2019

  • Ilona Babenka, Arizona State University
  • Christian Lundblad, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Paul Schultz, Notre Dame University
  • Alon Brav, Duke University
  • Greg Duffee, Johns Hopkins University

 

2017-2018

  • Hui Chen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • David Robinson, Duke University
  • Christian T. Lundblad, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Don Chance, Louisiana State University
  • Efraim Benmelech, Northwestern University
  • Xavier Giroud, Columbia University
  • Ingrid Werner, Ohio State University

 

2016-2017

  • Ran Duchin, University of Washington
  • Jennifer Conrad, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Sattar Mansi, Virginia Tech
  • Stuart Gillan, University of Georgia
  • Michael Faulkender, University of Maryland
  • Andrew Winton, University of Minnesota
  • Paolo Fulghieri, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 

2015-2016

  • Mara Faccio, Purdue University
  • Lauren Cohen, Harvard University
  • Nagpurnanand Prabhala, University of Maryland 
  • Heitor Almeida, University of Illinois
  • Jianfeng Yu, University of Minnesota
  • Dan Bradley, University of South Florida

 

2014-2015

  • Simi Kidia, Rutgers University
  • Fabrizio Ferri, Columbia University
  • Matt Billett, Indiana University
  • Rob Hansen, Tulane University
  • Yuhang Xing, Rice University
  • Rajesh Narayanan, Louisiana State University

 

2013-2014

  • Meir Statman, Santa Clara University
  • Pedro Matos, University of Virginia
  • Rajesh Aggawal, University of Minnesota
  • Byoung-Hyoun Hwang, Purdue University
  • Stefan Zeisberger, University of Zurich
  • Steve Swidler, Auburn University
  • Jingzhi Huang, Penn State University

 

2012-2013

  • Bob Geske, UCLA
  • Liuren Wu, CUNY
  • Adam Reed, University of North Carolina
  • Michelle Lowry, Penn State University
  • Erik Lie, University of Iowa
  • Meghana Ayyagari, George Washington University

 

2011-2012

  • Alexei Ovtchinnikov, Vanderbilt University
  • Jeff Coles, Arizona State University
  • Tyler Henry, University of Georgia
  • Zhi Da, University of Notre Dame
  • Jonathan Karpoff, University of Washington
  • Joseph Engelberg, University of California, San Diego
  • Zahi Ben-David, The Ohio State University
  • Xiaoding Liu, University of Florida

 

2010-2011

  • Brian Boyer, Brigham Young University
  • Vikas Agarwal, Georgia State
  • Paul Hsu, University of Connecticut
  • Neal Galpin, Texas A&M
  • Anil Makhija, Ohio State University
  • Martijn Cremers, Yale University

 

2009-2010

  • Rebel Cole, DePaul University
  • Alok Kumar, University of Texas-Austin
  • Andrew Ellul, Indiana University
  • Doug Cumming, York University
  • Alex Butler, Rice University
  • Vojislav Maksimovic, University of Maryland
  • Turan Bali, Baruch College (CUNY)
  • Sorin Sorescu, Texas A&M
  • Vihang Errunza, McGill University
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