Research AreasCorporate Finance
Mullins' research is in empirical banking, corporate finance and entrepreneurship, with a focus on bank lending to smaller firms. His research has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics.
Prior to coming to the Rady School, Mullins was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the R.H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, where he received Distinguished Teaching Awards (MBA) for academic years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016. Before his PhD he worked as an advisor to the Minister of Finance of Chile, Dr. Andres Velasco.
Mullins earned his Ph.D. in Financial Economics from MIT’s Sloan School of Management in 2014. He also has an MSc in Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and a BA from the University of Oxford in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.