Dr. Brauner joined the University at Albany in 2017 as an Assistant Professor of Finance. He currently teaches or has taught Corporate Finance, Investments, Financial Markets and Institutions, and Financial Market Regulation. He received his Ph.D. in Finance at the University of Florida. Prior to this he received a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Delaware. He then pursued a Master’s degree in Economics while performing cost modeling research for the Center for Composite Materials at the University of Delaware. His current research interests include international finance, financial economics, and corporate finance.