Best Prof: Adam Reed

Adam Reed of UNC's Kenan-Flagler School is one of the world's 40 best business school profs under the age of 40.

Adam Reed of UNC’s Kenan-Flagler School is one of the world’s 40 best business school profs under the age of 40.

Adam Reed

Julian Price Scholar in Finance and Associate Professor of Finance

Age: 38

Institution: UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Hometown: Orinda, CA

Marital Status: Married

Children: 2

Education: University of Pennsylvania, PhD, Finance

University of Pennsylvania, MA, Finance

University of California at Berkeley, BA, Applied Mathematics and Economics

Courses: Financial Management

Modern Financial Strategies

At Kenan-Flagler Since: 2001

Before Kenan-Flagler: Wharton PhD student

Extracurricular Activities: Works closely with the Risk Management Association on promoting research in the area of capital markets.

Fun Fact: “I love biking and, this Halloween, we had the whole family on one bike.”

Professor Adam Reed’s research covers short selling, equity lending, capital markets, and mutual funds.
His studies have been cited by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Forbes India. He has worked as a research assistant for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Professor Reed came to UNC Kenan-Flagler from the Wharton School, where he developed an executive education course in corporate finance for executives from the Toyota Corporation.

Adam Reed is among “The World’s 40 Best B-School Profs Under the Age of 40