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Lori Santikian

Adjunct Associate Professor; Faculty Director, Fink Center for Finance and Investments
(310) 206-3695


Lori Santikian is an adjunct associate professor in the Finance and Strategy areas and the faculty director of the Fink Center for Finance at UCLA Anderson School of Management. She holds a B.A. in economics and applied mathematics from UC Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University. Prior to joining Anderson, she was an assistant professor of finance and business economics at the USC Marshall School of Business, where she taught MBA and Executive Education courses in valuation and finance. Her research is in the areas of financial intermediation, empirical corporate finance and organizational economics, and has been published in the Journal of Financial Intermediation.

At Anderson, Santikian has won the Citibank Teaching Award, as well as the MBA Teaching Excellence Award chosen by both the full-time and fully employed MBA students. She teaches core business strategy and electives in valuation and data analysis. She also teaches corporate finance at UCLA School of Law.


Ph.D. Economics, 2010, Harvard University

M.A. Economics, 2007, Harvard University

B.A. Applied Mathematics and Economics, 2003, UC Berkeley