Dr. Katherine Waldock is a J.D. Candidate at Columbia Law School (Class of 2023) and a Research Fellow with the Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership.
Prior to her affiliation with the center, she was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business from 2017 to 2020. She researches corporate bankruptcy, governance, and financial institutions. She has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, and the Hill as well as a number of podcasts including Planet Money and the Indicator.
She is the former co-host of Capitalisn’t, an economics podcast, along with Luigi Zingales from the University of Chicago. On the podcast, Drs. Waldock and Zingales discussed issues ranging from antitrust to #metoo. Capitalisn’t is sponsored by the Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State.
Dr. Waldock holds a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in Finance from the New York University Stern School of Business.