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John Cotter

Full Professor Of Finance And The Chair In Quantitative Finance
School of Business
01 716 8900
University College Dublin, School of Business, Graduate School of Business Carysfort Avenue Blackrock Co. Dublin

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BIO

John Cotter is Professor in Finance and the Chair in Quantitative Finance at University College Dublin. He is a Research Fellow at the UCLA Ziman Research Center for Real Estate. John has previously had visiting positions at UCLA, London School of Economics, UBC and ESSEC Business School. John's research, teaching and consultancy interests are in the areas of Volatility modelling and measuring, risk management and investment analysis with applications in equity, currency, derivative, fixed income and real estate markets. He has taught extensively on undergraduate, graduate and executive programmes. John has been awarded a UCD Faculty of Commerce Outstanding Educator Teaching Award. John is the founding Director of the Centre for Financial Markets at University College Dublin. He is the Director of the Financial Mathematics Computation Research Cluster (FMC2) a multi-university cross-discipline research body in Finance. John is Associate Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money and the European Journal of Finance. John has published many professional papers including in the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Banking and Finance, and the Journal of International Money and Finance. He has received many research grants including being a Principal Investigator in the Financial Mathematics Computation Research Cluster (FMC2) funded by Science Foundation Ireland. John was awarded an Outstanding Research Contribution Award at the UCD School of Business, University College Dublin. John is a member of the Group of Economic Advisers for the European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA), the supra-national supervisor of European financial markets. John has consulted for many organizations both in and outside Ireland. He has also served as an expert witness in several financial cases.

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Full Professor Of Finance And The Chair In Quantitative Finance
    University College Dublin, Smurfit School of Business, Ireland1 Jan 2012
  • Research Fellow
    Anderson School of Management, UCLA, United States1 Jan 2007
  • Associate Professor in Finance
    Smurfit School of Business, University College Dublin, Ireland1 Jan 2006 - 1 Jan 2012
  • Director, Financial Mathematics and Computation Cluster (FMC2)
    University College Dublin, Dublin City University and Maynooth University, Ireland1 Jan 2012
  • Research Associate
    Centre for Risk and Insurance, University of Nottingham1 Jan 2006
  • Visiting Scholar
    Financial Markets Group, London School of Economics, United Kingdom1 Jun 2005 - 1 Aug 2005
  • Visiting Scholar
    ESSEC Graduate Business School, France, France1 Feb 2005 - 1 Jun 2005
  • Director of Centre for Financial Markets
    Smurfit School of Business, University College Dublin, Ireland1 Jan 2004 - 30 Jun 2013
  • Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Finance
    Smurfit School of Business, University College Dublin, Ireland1 Jan 2004 - 1 Jan 2006
  • College Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Finance
    Smurfit School of Business, University College Dublin, Ireland1 Jan 1999 - 1 Jan 2004
  • Visiting Professor
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada29 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017

DEGREES

  • BComm
    University College Cork
  • MEconSc
    University College Cork
  • PhD
    Queen's University of Belfast UK