UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

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Christian Lundblad

Professor of Finance, Edward M. O’Herron Distinguished Scholar and Associate Dean of the PhD Program

McColl 4107
CB 3490
Chapel Hill, NC

 office: 919-962-8441


The research of Christian Lundblad spans asset pricing and international finance, with a specialization in emerging market development. 

His research has been published in top academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies and the Journal of Financial Economics. He is an associate editor for the Journal of Finance

He serves as research director of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and director of the Center for Excellence in Investment Management and associate dean of the PhD Program at UNC Kenan-Flagler. 

Dr. Lundblad served as a financial economist at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C., where he advised the Board of Governors on international financial market developments. 

He is the recipient of the MBA for Executives Teaching Excellence award. 

He received a PhD in financial economics and a master’s degree in economics from Duke University. He earned his BA in economics and English literature with highest honors from Washington University in St. Louis.