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Susan Christoffersen

Susan Christoffersen

William A. Downe BMO Chair, Professor of Finance and Co-Academic Director, TD Management Data & Analytics Lab

Degrees:

PhD, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania
MA in Economics,University of British Columbia
BA (Hons.) in Economics, Queen's University

Phone:

416-946-5647

Bio

Susan Christoffersen is the William A. Downe BMO Chair, Professor of Finance, and Co-Academic Director, TD Management Data & Analytics Lab. From 2015 to 2020, Professor Christoffersen served as the Vice-Dean, Undergraduate and Specialized programs. 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. 

Academic Positions

  • 2016-current

    Professor, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

  • 2018-current

    Co-Director, TD Management Data and Analytics Lab, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

  • 2015-2020

    Vice-Dean, Undergraduate and Specialized Programs, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

  • 2010-2016

    Associate Professor, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

  • 2009-current

    Visiting Scholar, Copenhagen Business School

  • 2007-2010

    Associate Professor, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

  • 1998-2007

    Assistant Professor, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

Selected Publications - Papers

Research and Teaching Interests

Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, Capital Markets, Financial Institutions

Honors and Awards

  • 2011 - 2015, 2017-2019

    Teaching Award, Rotman School of Management

  • 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

Academic / Professional Service

  • 2015-18

    Board Member , European Finance Association

  • 2006-current

    Program Committee Member, WFA, AFA, NFA, FMA, EFA Meetings

  • 2003-2018

    Board Member, Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program