Camelia Kuhnen is an expert in household finance, labor and finance and neuroeconomics. Her work has an interdisciplinary nature, with the over-arching theme of trying to understand how people make financial and economic choices that concern them as individuals or as decision makers in firms.
Dr. Kuhnen is director of research at the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at UNC Kenan-Flagler.
She is a faculty affiliate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.
She serves as department editor at Management Science and associate editor at the Journal of Finance. Previously she was an editor at the Review of Corporate Finance Studies and associate editor at the Review of Financial Studies.
Dr. Kuhnen is the incoming president of the Society for Experimental Finance and is a director of the American Finance Association. Previously she served as president of the Society for Neuroeconomics.
Prior to joining the faculty at UNC Kenan-Flagler, Dr. Kuhnen served on the faculty of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
She received her PhD in finance from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and two bachelor’s degrees – in finance and neuroscience – from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.