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Vanderbilt‘s Christie named executive editor of Financial Management journal

May. 9, 2005, 11:05 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. ñ William G. Christie, Frances Hampton Currey Professor of Finance and professor of law at Vanderbilt University, has been named executive editor of Financial Management, the flagship journal of the Financial Management Association (FMA) and a leading scholarly publication, effective January 2006.

The FMA serves a membership of more than 5,000 academics and finance professionals, and its journal publishes significant new scholarly research to serve both academicians and practitioners in the field of financial management.

In addition to his new responsibilities as executive editor of Financial Management, Christie will deliver the keynote address at the FMA‘s 2005 European conference in Siena, Italy, this summer.

Christie, whose landmark research led to major reforms at Nasdaq, currently serves as co-editor of the Journal of Financial Intermediation. He was a past academic director of the FMA and associate editor of Financial Management. In addition to his membership in the FMA, he also is a member of the American Finance Association.

Having begun his career as a financial analyst, Christie joined the faculty of the Owen Graduate School of Management in 1989 and since has won numerous awards for teaching excellence. He served as the school‘s dean from 2000 to 2004.

Founded in 1969, the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University is ranked as a top institution by Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times and Forbes. For more news about Owen, visit

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