Paul Hanouna

Associate Professor in the Department of Finance of the Villanova School of Business at Villanova University

Paul Hanouna is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Villanova School of Business.  He has held appointments as a Financial Economist at the Securities and Exchange Commission (2014-2015) and as a Resident Fellow at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (2009-2011). He has also held visiting positions with Copenhagen Business School and the Indian School of Business and is a consultant to the International Monetary Fund.

Dr. Hanouna specializes in corporate and international finance, as well as credit risk and real estate. His best-selling textbook, with Alan C. Shapiro, Multinational Financial Management (Wiley & Sons, 11th ed., 2019) is in use in most of the leading MBA programs around the world. His research has appeared in the Journal of Corporate FinanceJournal of Financial IntermediationJournal of Financial Services ResearchJournal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Annals of Operations Research, and the Journal of Investment Management. It has also been presented in seminars and conferences at leading financial, regulatory and academic institutions and relayed in national media outlets such as the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Indianapolis Star, the Denver Post and Motley Fool. Notably, his research on executive compensation and mutual funds has been mentioned in the US Senate.

Prior to joining academia, he was a Research Analyst at LECG Inc. and Associate at Navigant Inc. where he worked on a variety of consulting and litigation cases involving securities fraud, patent infringement, and the valuation of interests in closely held firms, intangible assets, warrants, restricted stock, and employee stock options.

Paul Hanouna received a PhD in Finance from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University (2005) and a BS in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley (1997).