Professor Nicole Boyson has been at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business since 2004. She holds a Ph.D. in Finance from The Ohio State University, an MBA from Case Western Reserve University, and a BBA from Kent State University. Her research and teaching interests fall in the area of investments, household finance, and corporate finance, with a focus on regulatory arbitrage, hedge fund management, and hedge fund activism. Her work has been published in the highest-ranked journals in the field of Finance, and she regularly interacts with the media.
Prior to joining the DMSB faculty in 2004, Professor Boyson was an Assistant Professor at Purdue University. Prior to joining Purdue, she was a manager for Ernst & Young, the VP of Investments for Pension Consulting Services, an analyst for Third Federal Savings and Loan, and a senior accounting at KPMG Peat Marwick.
A Certified Public Accountant, Professor Boyson serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Corporate Finance, is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Financial Analysts Journal, has been a member of numerous program committees of professional organizations, and acts as an ad-hoc referee for several top academic journals. Professor Boyson was named the D’Amore-McKim Best Teacher in 2016.