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Professor Kuhnen joined the faculty at the Kellogg School of Management in August 2006, after completing her Ph.D. in Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Her research interests include corporate finance, behavioral finance and neuroeconomics. Prof. Kuhnen studies incentives in the workplace for various types of agents: mutual fund managers, chief executive officers, as well as lower level employees, using both field data and experimental evidence. She also studies the micro-foundations of financial decision making by investigating the brain mechanisms responsible for learning and risk taking in financial markets.
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PhD, 2006, Finance, Stanford University
BS, 2001, Brain and Cognitive Studies; Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Academic Positions
Associate Professor of Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2010-present
Affiliated Faculty, Northwestern University, 2006-present
Faculty Fellow, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2006-present
Assistant Professor of Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2006-2009

Grants and Awards
Elected as Board Member of the Society of Neuroeconomics, 2009-Present

Editorial Positions
Editorial Board, Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology and Economics, 2007-Present

Print Research
Research Interests
Corporate finance, behavioral finance, industrial organization, neuroeconomics and experimental finance

Print Teaching
Teaching Interests
Introductory finance