Paul Hanouna is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Villanova School of Business. He has also 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).
His primary research interests are in corporate finance, credit risks, credit derivatives and real estate. His articles on these topics have appeared in the Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Financial Services Research, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Annals of Operations Research, and the Journal of Investment Management. His research has 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.
At Villanova University, Paul Hanouna teaches the International Finance course in the online MBA program, and Corporate Finance and Fixed Income in the MBA and MS in Finance programs. He has also taught at the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University, the Indian School of Business (Hyderabad campus), and for the International Monetary Fund in Brazil, India and South Africa.
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).