Professor Ornthanalai joined Rotman in 2012 after working as an assistant professor of finance at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in finance from the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University. His research interests are in risk management, investment, derivative securities, and financial econometrics. He currently teaches courses in Financial Risk Management at Rotman. Ornthanalai has been awarded with researching funding from the Q-group, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Montreal Institute of Structured Finance and Derivatives (IFSID), and the Global Risk Institute (GRI). His papers have appeared in the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Financial Economics.