Katharina A. Lewellen
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Katharina Lewellen is associate professor of business administration at the Tuck School. She has been at Tuck since 2005. Before coming to Tuck she held a faculty position at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. Professor Lewellen received a PhD from the University of Rochester and a doctorate from the University of Zurich. Earlier, she worked as an economist at the Swiss National Bank.
Professor Lewellen’s expertise is in corporate finance, capital structure, investments, and corporate governance. She studies various aspects of corporate financing and investment decisions, such as managerial incentives, taxes, and financing constraints. In her recent work, she investigates how U.S. multinational firms structure ownerhsip of their foreign operations. Her other current projects focus on investment choices of nonprofit firms. Lewellen has received several honors and awards, including The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant, The Nasdaq Stock Market Educational Foundation award and the Swiss National Science Foundation Fellowship.