Georgetown University

Allan Eberhart, Founding MSF Director

Senior Associate Dean, Technology-Intensive Education

MSF Faculty

Allan EberhartAllan Eberhart is a Professor of Finance and the Founding Director of the Master of Science in Finance (MSF) Program. He has published dozens of articles covering a wide range of topics such as market efficiency, bankruptcy and financial distress, equity valuation, option pricing, and the valuation of corporate research and development projects. His work has been published in the most prestigious journals in his field such as the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Accounting Research. He also has been an associate editor for the Journal of Banking and Finance and the Journal of Financial Research, and he has received several teaching awards.

In his service to Georgetown, he has been the area coordinator for the finance faculty, chair of the Graduate Curriculum Committee, and has served on numerous other committees. He led the launch of the Master of Science in Finance program in 2014 — the first technology-intensive program at the McDonough School of Business — and has overseen the growth of this two-year program from its initial graduating class of 31 students to approximately 150 students (across both classes) at the start of the 2017-2018 academic year.

Eberhart received a Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina and has been a visiting assistant professor at the Stern School of Business at New York University.

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