Academic Advisory Board

The Academic Advisory Board serves a consultative role, providing ideas and critical feedback to the Center. Members include Business and Law School faculty that support the Center by leading research initiatives, organizing conferences, and teaching joint classes.

Current Board members include:

Andrew Ang
Ann F. Kaplan Professor of Business; Chair, Finance and Economics Division
E-mail: aa610@columbia.edu | Web Page

Columbia Business School

Professor Andrew Ang is a financial economist whose work centers on understanding the nature of risk and return in asset prices. His work spans municipal and government bond markets, equities, investment management and portfolio allocation, and alternative investments. 

 

Patrick Bolton
Barbara and David Zalaznick Professor of Business; Co-director, Center for Contract and Economic Organization 
E-mail: pb2208@columbia.edu | Web Page

Columbia Business School

Professor Patrick Bolton's research and areas of interest are in contract theory and contracting issues in corporate finance and industrial organization. A central focus of his work is on the allocation of control and decision rights to contracting parties when long-term contracts are incomplete.

 

John C. Coffee Jr.
Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law
E-mail: jcoffee@law.columbia.edu | Web Page

Columbia Law School

Professor John Coffee's main research interest is in the areas of corporations, securities regulation, class actions, criminal law and " white collar" crime.

 

Franklin R. Edwards
Arthur F. Burns Professor Emeritus of Free and Competitive Enterprise
E-mail: fre1@columbia.edu | Web Page

Columbia Business School

Professor Franklin Edward's main research interest is in the areas of financial markets and institutions, financial regulation and derivatives markets.

 

Merritt Fox
Michael E. Patterson Professor of Law
NASDAQ Professor for Law and Economics of Capital Markets
E-mail: mfox1@law.columbia.edu | Web Page

Columbia Law School

Professor Merritt Fox's main research interest is in the areas of international securities regulation and comparative corporate law.

 

Ronald J. Gilson
Marc and Eva Stern Professor of Law and Business
E-mail: rgilson@law.columbia.edu | Web Page

Columbia Law School

Professor Ronald Gilson's main research interest is in the areas of corporate and securities law, the practice of corporate law, and law and economics.

 

Lawrence R. Glosten
S. Sloan Colt Professor of Banking and International Finance
E-mail: lrg2@columbia.edu | Web Page

Columbia Business School

Professor Lawrence Glosten's research interests are in the areas of the industrial organization and regulation of securities markets, manipulation in equity markets and the relation of the markets to corporate decision making.
 

 

Harvey J. Goldschmid
Dwight Professor of Law
E-mail: goldschm@law.columbia.edu | Web Page

Columbia Law School

Professor Harvey Goldschmid's current research interests include issues related to the adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards in the United States and the role of competition in financial markets after the enactment of Dodd-Frank.

 

Jeffrey N. Gordon
Richard Paul Richman Professor of Law
E-mail: jgordon@law.columbia.edu | Web Page

Columbia Law School

Professor Jeffrey Gordon's current research interests include issues related to corporate governance, the regulation of capital markets and financial fiduciaries, and socio-economic approaches to corporate law.

 

C. Scott Hemphill
Professor of Law
E-mail: hemphill@law.columbia.edu | Web Page

Columbia Law School

Professor Scott Hemphill's research and teaching examine the balance between innovation and competition set by antitrust law, intellectual property, and other forms of regulation.

 

Donna Hitscherich
Senior Lecturer in Discipline in Business; Director, Private Equity Program
E-mail: dmh9@columbia.edu | Web Page

Columbia Business School

 

Wei Jiang
Arthur F. Burns Professor of Free and Competitive Enterprise; Chair, Finance Subdivision
E-mail: wj2006@columbia.edu | Web Page

Columbia Business School

Professor Wei Jiang's main research interest lies in investment companies (such as mutual funds, closed-end funds, and hedge funds), and institutional investors' role in corporate decisions and governance.

 

Charles Jones
Robert W. Lear Professor of Finance and Economics; Academic Advisory Board Member, Program for Financial Studies
E-mail: cj88@columbia.edu | Web Page
 Columbia Business School

Professor Charles Jones' main research interests are the structure of securities markets, liquidity, trading costs, short sales, algorithmic trading, and the variation in liquidity over time.

 

Bruce Kogut
Director, Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics
E-mail: bruce.kogut@columbia.edu | Web Page

Columbia Business School

 

Alex Raskolnikov
Charles Evans Gerber Professor of Law; Co-Chair, Charles E. Gerber Transactional Studies Program
E-mail: arasko@law.columbia.edu | Web Page
Columbia Law School

Professor Alex Raskolnikov's current areas of teaching and research interest are federal income taxation, taxation of financial instruments, tax policy, tax administration, economic analysis of deterrence, and social norms.

 

Robert E. Scott
Alfred McCormack Professor of Law; Co-Director, Center for Contract and Economic Organization
E-mail: rscott@law.columbia.edu | Web Page
Columbia Law School

Professor Robert Scott's areas of teaching and research interest are in the fields of contracts, commercial transactions and bankruptcy