** NEW ** Incoming Faculty **

Greetings to our new Faculty members!




Doron Levit-Assistant Professor of Finance, teaching (Spring 2011) FNCE 251/751 (The Finance of Buyouts and Acquisitions)


Ph.D. in Finance, Stanford University, 2011

M.A in Financial Economics, Hebrew University, 2006

B.Sc in Computer Science and Economics, Hebrew University, 2004

Professor Levit joined the faculty at the Finance Department at the Wharton School in 2010,
while completing his PhD in Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Professor Levit
works in the areas of corporate finance, corporate governance, and merger and acquisitions.
His recent research examines the advisory role played by the board of directors of target
companies during takeovers. His work also studies shareholder activism in the context of non-binding
voting for shareholder proposals.


Christian Opp-Assistant Professor of Finance, teaching (Spring 2011) FNCE 203 (Advance Corporate Finance)


PhD, The University of Chicago, defended in July 2010, graduation in March 2011

MBA, University of Chicago, 2010

Diplom, University of Mannheim 2005

MSc, London School of Economics, 2004

Professor Opp joins the Wharton School after defending his PhD thesis in Finance at the University of Chicago.
Professor Opp’s research areas are financial institutions, financial markets, and asset pricing. His recent research
examines the impact of financial market regulation on the behavior of rating agencies, and the relationship between
the industrial organization of the financial sector and growth cycles in the real economy.

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