Financial institutions, mutual funds, proxy voting, governance, securities lending


A CIRANO Associate Researcher and Fellow since 2001, Susan Christoffersen is Professor at the Rotman School of Management of the University of Toronto. She is also Vice-Dean, Undergraduate & Specialized Programs and William A. Downe BMO Chair in Finance.

Holding a Ph.D in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, her research focuses on mutual funds and the role of financial institutions in capital markets.

She has published in top finance journals and cited in The New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Bloomberg News Service, and The Wall Street Journal.

She has received grants from SSHRC, IFM2, and FQRSC and research awards from Q-Group, Bank of Canada, BSI Gamma Foundation, INQUIRE, and the Swiss Finance Institute.

She was awarded the Limited Term Professorship by the Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation in 2005.

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