DegreePhD, University of Rochester, 2003; Doctorate, University of Zurich, 1997; MS, University of Zurich, 1995
AREAS OF EXPERTISECorporate finance, corporate governance, capital structure
Professor Lewellen’s expertise is in corporate finance, capital structure, investments, and corporate governance. She studies various aspects of corporate financing and investment decisions, such as managerial incentives, taxes, and financing constraints. In her recent work, she investigates how U.S. multinational firms structure ownerhsip of their foreign operations. Her other current projects focus on investment choices of nonprofit firms. Lewellen has received several honors and awards, including The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant, The Nasdaq Stock Market Educational Foundation award and the Swiss National Science Foundation Fellowship.