Werner De Bondt, PhD

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PhD, Cornell University

Visiting Professor, Department of Finance
Thomas F. Gleed Chair of Business Administration, 2019-2020

Teaching Areas

  • Behavioral Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • Investor Psychology

Personal Bio

Werner De Bondt (Ph.D., Cornell University, 1985) is one of the originators of behavioral finance. He studies the psychology of investors and financial markets. De Bondt is the Founding Director of the Richard H. Driehaus Center for Behavioral Finance at DePaul University in Chicago. Earlier (1992-2003), he was the Frank Graner Professor of Investment Management at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Over the years, he has also taught at universities in Belgium, The Netherlands and Switzerland. Werner De Bondt’s academic publications have appeared in top journals such as the Journal of Finance, the European Economic Review and the American Economic Review. He is a frequent speaker to academics and investment professionals around the globe.