DegreePhD, University of Rochester, 1983; MS, University of Rochester, 1981; MBA, University of Rochester, 1978; BS, Lehigh University, 1975
AREAS OF EXPERTISEPortfolio theory, asset pricing, dividend policy, capital structure
Through influential empirical studies, Kenneth French has established himself as a leading thinker in corporate finance and financial markets. He has served as director and president of the American Finance Association and is a board member and director of investment policy of Dimensional Fund Advisors. Professor French teaches the elective course Investments.