Jeffrey H. Harris

Gary D. Cohn Goldman Sachs Chair in Finance in the Kogod School of Business at American University

Dr. Jeffrey H. Harris is currently the Gary Cohn Goldman Sachs Endowed Chair in Finance at the Kogod School of Business at American University where he teaches finance courses and directs the Student Managed Investment Fund.

Dr. Harris has an extensive background in market microstructure and regulatory issues. He recently served as Chief Economist at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. He was previously a Visiting Academic at the Nasdaq Stock Market and at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He has held faculty appointments as the Dean’s Chair in Finance at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, the Collins Chair of Finance in the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University (visiting), at the University of Delaware, at the University of Notre Dame and at The Ohio State University.

His research has appeared in the Energy Journal, Financial Management, The Financial Review, the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Futures Markets, the Journal of Investment Management, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Futures Markets, the Review of Futures Markets, and the Review of Financial Studies.

Dr. Harris received his B.A. in Physics and MBA from the University of Iowa and a Ph.D. in Finance from The Ohio State University.