Andrew Karolyi

Dean and Harold Bierman Jr. Distinguished Professor in Management

Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Andrew Karolyi is Professor of Finance and holder of the Harold Bierman Jr. Distinguished Professorship in Management at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. He currently serves as Dean of the College.

His research specializes in the area of investment management with a focus on the study of international financial markets. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals in Finance and Economics and has published several books and monographs. His book, Cracking the Emerging Markets Enigma, was published in 2015. The research has garnered a number of prizes and recognitions. He is a past recipient of the Michael Jensen Prize for Corporate Finance and Organizations, the Fama/DFA Prize for Capital Markets and Asset Pricing, and the William F. Sharpe Award for Scholarship in Finance. In 2017, he was elected as a Fellow of the Financial Management Association International.

Professor Karolyi served as Editor and then Executive Editor of the Review of Financial Studies from 2011 to 2018, one of the top tier journals in Finance. He is a past president of the Western Finance Association, past president and trustee of the Financial Management Association, and currently a member of board of directors of the American Finance Association. He also serves on several not-for-profit boards and councils, including HRH The Prince of Wales’ Accounting for Sustainability Project, Pacific Center for Asset Management, Responsible Research in Business and Management Network, and the United Way of Tompkins County.

Professor Karolyi received his Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Economics from McGill University in 1983 and worked at the Bank of Canada for several years in their Research Department. He subsequently studied for his MBA and PhD degrees in Finance at the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago.