Faculty findings


Finance Department Welcomes Three New Professors

The teaching and research faculty members joining the Finance Department this year are very talented with many outstanding traits, said Meyer Professor and Department Chair Roger Huang. “Our finance department is known for market microstructure and investment banking, and the addition of Professors Da, Yun, and Shive will further add to our depth as well as lay the groundwork for expanding our breadth in research.”

Professors Da, Yun, and Shive

Assistant Professor Zhi Da
comes to Notre Dame from Northwestern University where he earned a doctorate in finance. Professor Da teaches the debt instruments course and his current research involves analyzing how liquidity events and cash flow characteristics may affect stock returns.

Assistant Professor Hayong Yun holds a doctorate in finance and economics from Columbia University and a doctorate in mechanical engineering from MIT. Professor Yun teaches corporate governance courses and his research explores the influence of corporate governance on firms' choices between cash and loan commitments.

Assistant Professor Sophie Shive received a doctorate in finance from the University of Michigan . Professor Shive teaches investment theory and her research focuses on investments, behavioral finance and individual portfolio choices, including patriotic investing.

—Peggy Bolstetter


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