Research AreasCorporate Finance
William Mullins' research is in empirical banking, corporate finance and behavioral finance. His research has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics and the Review of Asset Pricing Studies, and he has written a teaching case for Harvard Business School.
He received the Excellence in Teaching Awards for the Master of Finance program at Rady in 2019 and in 2020, and a Distinguished Referee Award for academic reviewing from the Review of Finance in 2019. Prior to coming to Rady, he was an Assistant Professor at the R.H. Smith School of Business (University of Maryland), where he received Distinguished Teaching Awards (MBA) in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Before his PhD he worked as an advisor to the Minister of Finance of Chile, Dr. Andrés Velasco.
He has a Ph.D. in Financial Economics from MIT’s Sloan School of Management, a MSc in Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and a BA from the University of Oxford. He is from Chile.