Professor of Finance
Miami Herbert Business School
University of Miami
512B Jenkins Building
5250 University Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146.
akumar @ miami.edu. 305-284-1882.
Bio: Alok Kumar is a Professor of Finance at University of Miami Herbert Business School. He is also WBS Distinguished Research Environment Professor (part-time) at the Warwick Business School in the U.K. and Professorial Research Fellow (part-time) at Deakin University in Australia. Previously, he was an Associate Professor of Finance at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, and an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame. Professor Kumar received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur and a PhD in Economics from Cornell University. He also has advanced degrees in Engineering Sciences (Robotics) and Management from Dartmouth College and Yale University, respectively.
Professor Kumar's research interests lie at the intersection of finance and psychology. He is an expert in the area of Behavioral Finance, and his work has appeared in top Finance, Accounting, Economics, and Management journals such as Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Management Science, Games and Economic Behavior, Review of Economics and Statistics, and Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. His research has also been covered in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Montreal Gazette, Forbes, and SmartMoney. Professor Kumar has served as a consultant for several firms, including the Commonfund, Postnieks Capital Management, Validea, and Bluecrest Capital.
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Last Updated: 4/6/2022