Wei Jiang earned her PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2001. She is a Senior Fellow at the Program on Corporate Governance at Harvard Law School, a Research member and Fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), and a Research Associate of the NBER (Law and Economics, and Corporate Finance). Jiang's main research interests lie in corporate governance, institutional investors, technology and financial markets. She has published extensively in top finance, economics, and law journals, and received numerous awards for research excellence. Prior to joining the faculty at Emory in 2022, Jiang was the Arthur F. Bruns Professor of Free Competitive Enterprise at Columbia Business School, Columbia University; as well as previously serving as Vice Dean (for Curriculum and Instruction) at Columbia Business School. Jiang is currently the President of the Society of Financial Studies.


  • PhD in Economics
    University of Chicago
  • MS & BA in Economics
    Fudan University