Lori Santikian teaches Corporate Finance: Securities Markets and Corporate Valuation. She is currently an Associate Adjunct Professor in the Finance and Strategy areas and the Director of the Fink Center for Finance and Investments at UCLA Anderson School of Management. Her research focuses in the areas of financial intermediation, empirical corporate finance, and organizational economics. She was previously an Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics at USC Marshall School of Business where she taught elective MBA and undergraduate courses in Valuation, and Executive Education courses in Finance.
Santikian received both her B.A. magna cum laude in Applied Mathematics and her B.A. summa cum laude in Economics from UC Berkeley. She earned her Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from Harvard University.
Her work has been published in the Journal of Financial Intermediation.