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Adam Reed

Julian Price Distinguished Professor of Finance and Area Chair of Finance


CB 3490 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3490


Adam Reed researches short selling, equity lending, capital markets and mutual funds.

His work has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and Review of Financial Studies and featured in several books. It has been cited by The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and The New York Times.

Dr. Reed is also a research consultant for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He worked as a research assistant for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

He is an award-winning teacher and researcher. Poets & Quants named him one of “The World’s Best 40 B-School Profs Under the Age of 40.” He has received research grants from Q Group and BNP Paribas.

Dr. Reed is a member of the board of academic directors for Quadriserv Inc., and serves on the board of directors for Polyglot and the N.C. State Employees Credit Union Local Advisory Board.

He received his PhD and master’s degree in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his BA in applied mathematics and economics with honors from the University of California at Berkeley.