Hany A. Shawky, Ph.D.

Hany ShawkeyInterim Dean,
School of Business, University at Albany

Hany A. Shawky is Professor of Finance and Economics and is currently Interim Dean of the School of Business at the University at Albany, State University of New York.He has received his Ph.D. degree in finance from the Ohio State University.

Dr. Shawky is the founder of the Center for Institutional Investment Management at the University at Albany and has served as its director from September 2002 through December 2007. As interim dean he is responsible for the management and operations of the school and has established a strategic vision to elevate the school’s national rankings through increased emphasis on excellence in teaching, experiential learning and new innovative programs.

Dr. Shawky specializes in investment management and portfolio performance evaluation and is widely published in academic and applied journals on issues dealing with asset pricing, stock market behavior, international financial markets and electricity markets. He has published over 60 refereed scholarly articles in finance and economics journals, and was the recipient of the School of Business Research Award in 1996, 2001 and 2004. Professor Shawky taught investments and corporate finance and has regularly participated in executive training programs for bankers and corporate executives. Professor Shawky was recently listed among the “Most Prolific Authors in the Finance Literature: 1959-2008” with a percentile ranking in the top 2% of finance faculty worldwide (Heck and Cooley, 2009). He serves on a number of advisory boards and is a director on the board of trustees of a small cap equity mutual fund and on a mid-cap equity mutual fund. He has served as a consultant to many private and public organizations.