Academic Board

Academic Board Chair

Josh Lerner, Ph.D., Professor of Investment Banking, Harvard University; AIF Advisory Board Chair
Josh Lerner, Ph.D.
Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking
Harvard Business School

AIF’s content and membership are determined by AIF’s four advisory boards, which consist of more than 100 of the world’s most influential investment thought leaders.

Academic Board Members

Josh Lerner, Ph.D.
Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking
Harvard Business School

Andrew Lo, Ph.D.
Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor of Finance
Director, Laboratory for Financial Engineering
MIT Sloan School of Management

Donald B. Keim, Ph.D.
John B. Neff Professor of Finance
Director, Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Sheridan Titman, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Finance
Director, Energy Management and Innovation Center
The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business

Robert J. Hodrick, Ph.D.
Nomura Professor of International Finance and Academic Advisory Board Member for Program for Financial Studies
Columbia Business School

John Geanakoplos, Ph.D.
James Tobin Professor of Economics
Yale University

Gregory Brown, Ph.D.
Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Scholar of Finance
Research Director, Institute for Private Capital
UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Michael Brandt, Ph.D.
Kalman J. Cohen Professor of Business Administration
The Fuqua School of Business
Duke University

David T. Robinson, Ph.D.
Professor of Finance
J. Rex Fuqua Professor of International Management
The Fuqua School of Business
Duke University

Christopher Polk, Ph.D.
Professor of Finance and Head of Department
London School of Economics

Tim Jenkinson, Ph.D.
Professor of Finance,
Said Business School
University of Oxford

Randolph B. Cohen, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer
Harvard Business School

Visiting Lecturer
MIT Sloan School of Management

Mark Mitchell, Ph.D.
Co-Founder and Principal
CNH Partners
Adjunct Professor of Finance
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Former Associate Professor of Finance
Harvard Business School

Andrew Ang, Ph.D.
Managing Director and Head of Factor Investing Strategies
Former Ann F. Kaplan Professor of Business
Columbia Business School