New Faculty 2013/14

The Department of Finance is pleased to welcome two new members of faculty for the 2013/14 academic session, who will help strengthening both our research profile and teaching expertise.

Juanita Gonzalez-Uribe (pictured right) joins the Department as Lecturer in Finance, having received her PhD in Economics and Finance from the Columbia Graduate School of Business. Juanita’s research focuses on Empirical Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurial Finance, and Private Equity and Innovation.

Igor Makarov joins the Department as Reader in Finance from the London Business School, where he was Assistant Professor. Igor holds a PhD in Financial Economics from the MIT Sloan School of Management, having previously studied in Moscow. In 2012 he won the prestigious NASDAQ OMX Award for the Best Paper in Asset Pricing, a prize he shared with co-authors Mikhail Chernov (LSE) and Alexander Gorbenko (LBS).