Board of Directors


Zhiguo He 

Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Finance and Jeuck Faculty Fellow
Fama-Miller Ex-Officio Board Member


Zhiguo He is Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Finance and Jeuck Faculty Fellow 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.

John C. Heaton 

Joseph L. Gidwitz Professor of Finance
Fama-Miller Ex-Officio Board Member


John C. Heaton studies asset pricing, portfolio allocation, and time-series econometrics. His research in these areas has earned him numerous fellowships, including an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship from 1993 to 1995, and a National Science Foundation Fellowship from 1993 to 1998.

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.