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Susan Christoffersen

Susan Christoffersen

    Susan Christoffersen

    Professor of Finance
    Vice-Dean, Undergraduate & Specialized Programs

    Degrees: PhD, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania
    MA in Economics,University of British Columbia
    BA (Hons.) in Economics, Queen's University
    Email: Send an email to Susan Christoffersen
    Phone: 416-946-5647


    Susan Christoffersen is Vice-Dean, Undergraduate & Specialized Programs and a Professor of Finance. Her research focuses on mutual funds and the role of financial institutions in capital markets. She has published in top finance journals and cited inThe New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Bloomberg News Service, and The Wall Street Journal. Susan has received grants from SSHRC, IFM2, and FQRSC and research awards from Q-Group, Bank of Canada, BSI Gamma Foundation, INQUIRE, and the Swiss Finance Institute. Susan was awarded the Limited Term Professorship by the Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation in 2005.

    Academic Positions

    2016-current  Professor; University of Toronto
    2010-2016  Associate Professor; University of Toronto
    2009-current  Visiting Scholar; Copenhagen Business School
    2007-2010  Associate Professor; McGill University
    1998-2007  Assistant Professor; McGill University

    Selected Publications - Papers

    Academic / Professional Service

    2010-current  Board Member; WU Gutmann Center, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)
    2007-current  Associate Editor; Journal of Financial Services Research
    2006-current  Program Committee; WFA, AFA, NFA, FMA, EFA Meetings
    2002-current  Board Member; Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program

    Honors and Awards

    2007  Outstanding Paper Award; Swiss Finance Institute
    2006  Graduate Teaching Award; Desautels Faculty of Management
    2005-2008  Limited Term Professorship; Canadian Securities Institute
    2004  Selected Paper; INQUIRE
    2003  Best Paper Award at NFAs; Bank of Canada
    2002  Research Award; Q-Group
    2001  Paper Award; BSI Gamma Foundation

    Research and Teaching Interests

    Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, Capital Markets, Financial Institutions  

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