Board of Directors


Zhiguo He 

Professor of Finance
Fama-Miller Ex-Officio Board Member


Zhiguo He is Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is interested in banking, corporate finance, financial market and crisis, with a special focus on contract theory.

Lubos Pastor 

Charles P. McQuaid Professor of Finance and Robert King Steel Faculty Fellow
Fama-Miller Ex-Officio Board Member


Lubos Pastor’s research focuses mostly on financial markets and asset management. He has written on a broad range of topics such as liquidity risk, political uncertainty, stock price bubbles, stock volatility, return predictability, technological revolutions, portfolio choice, performance evaluation, returns to scale in active management, indexing, and IPOs.

Steven Neil Kaplan 

Neubauer Family Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance


Steven Neil Kaplan conducts research on issues in private equity, venture capital, entrepreneurial finance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance. He has published papers in a number of academic and business journals. 

Robert W. Vishny 

Myron S. Scholes Distinguished Service Professor of Finance


Robert Vishny’s area of expertise is behavioral and institutional finance. He currently teaches a course titled Behavioral and Institutional Finance. Vishny previously taught Cases in Financial Management and Corporation Finance at Booth over a 20 year period.