Dr. Ellis previously was an assistant professor of finance at the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce. He received his Ph.D. in finance from the University of Pittsburgh in 2011.
Dr. Ellis’s research focuses on empirical corporate finance and investment management. He is primarily interested in the study of hedge funds, corporate governance, corporate disclosure and industrial organization.
He has published articles in the Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, and the Journal of Accounting Research. His work has been featured in a number of media outlets, including the Financial Times, the Economist, Reuters, and Institutional Investor and The Business Insider.
Ph.D Finance University of Pittsburgh 2011
- Nine Poole College Faculty Receive Summer Research Awards 2019 (April 15, 2019)
- Professor Jesse Ellis named a University Faculty Scholar (March 4, 2019)
- Poole College Announces Summer Research Award Recipients (May 24, 2017)
- Poole College Professors Recognized for Research and Teaching (April 12, 2017)