Professor Whited received her B.A. in economics and French, summa cum laude, from the University of Oregon in 1984 and her Ph.D. in economics from Princeton in 1990, working with Ben Bernanke. Professor Whited has taught in a wide variety of areas in finance, macroeconomics, and econometrics at the undergraduate, MBA, and doctoral levels. She has published over 30 articles in top tier economics and finance journals. Her research covers topics such as the effects of financial frictions on corporate investment, econometric solutions for measurement error, corporate cash policy, structural estimation of dynamic models, and corporate diversification. She has won a Jensen Prize for one of the top articles in corporate finance in the Journal of Financial Economics and twice won a Brattle Prize for one of the top articles in the Journal of Finance in corporate finance. She serves as co-editor for the Journal of Financial Economics.