Kathleen M. Hagerty holds the First Chicago Professorship in Finance. She is the Senior Associate Dean: Faculty and Research, a role she also held from 2005-2010.
Professor Hagerty has published widely in finance and economics journals. Her work has studied the micro-structure of securities markets, disclosure regulation, insider trading regulation and the effectiveness of self-regulatory organizations. She received a Bradley Foundation Research Fellowship and received the D.P. Jacobs Prize for the Most Significant Paper in the Journal of Financial Intermediation.
She has been a member of the editorial board of the Review of Financial Studies and the Journal of Financial Markets. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford University.