Anenson, associate professor of business law, received her
JD from the University of Akron School of Law. Her research involves
rethinking the role of ancient equity in contemporary court practice
in the United States. She is formulating an overarching theory,
based upon a critical historical analysis of equity jurisprudence,
to confront the confusion in the case law on the role of these
defenses in modern business litigation.
Gerard Hoberg, assistant professor of finance, received his
PhD from Yale University. His research interests include topics in corporate
finance, industrial organization, and empirical asset pricing. His recent work
in IPOs examines the sources of underwriting profits, insider trading patterns,
and performance in competitive industries.
Raghu Raghavan, associate professor of management science,
received his PhD in operations research from the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology. His research primarily focuses on network design, data mining and
auctions. The unifying feature to these various research areas is the network
and combinatorial optimization techniques he applies to these problems.
Raghavan's research is supported by the National Science Foundation and the
National Security Agency.
Gordon Phillips, Bank of America Professor, received his MA
and PhD from Harvard University. His areas of research include corporate finance
and how financial decisions impact firms' strategic decisions, mergers and
acquisitions, and contracting in futures and forward oil markets. His work in
corporate finance includes studies of private equity issuance, capital
structure, Chapter 11 bankruptcy, how leverage buyouts and other forms of high
debt influence a firms' and rivals' investment decisions.