Nadya Malenko's research interests are in the areas of corporate finance, corporate governance, and private equity. She has examined shareholder voting, the design of corporate boards in public firms and VC-backed startups, shareholder activism, and the allocation of authority in organizations. Her research has appeared in top academic journals, including the American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, and Journal of Financial Economics. She has won the Brattle Prize for a distinguished paper in corporate finance in the Journal of Finance. Professor Malenko received her Ph.D. in Finance from Stanford University. Prior to joining the University of Michigan, she was an Associate Professor at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management, where she received a distinguished teaching award. She is an Associate Editor at the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, and Journal of Corporate Finance, and has served on the board of directors of the Financial Intermediation Research Society, Finance Theory Group, and Midwest Finance Association.