David McLean is the William G. Droms Professor of Finance at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. He is also the current Finance Area Coordinator. His teaching and research interests are in capital market imperfections and their ramifications for both asset prices and corporate finance. His papers have been published in leading finance journals, such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies. His research has won several awards, including the Amundi Smith Breeden Award for the best paper in Journal of Finance and the Jensen Prize for the best paper in the Journal of Financial Economics. He serves on the editorial boards of several academic journals, including Management Science.
David previously taught at DePaul University, the University of Alberta, and MIT, and has been a visiting scholar at Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Development Bank of Japan. He received his PhD from Boston College and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.