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Darius Miller

Caruth Chair of Financial Management

Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, CA USA, 1996
M.B.A., Loyola University, New Orleans, LA USA, 1990
B.S., Tulane University, New Orleans, LA USA, 1987


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Darius Miller is the Caruth Chair in Finance at Southern Methodist University, where he conducts research in financial market regulation, corporate governance and financial disclosure. His research is featured in the leading finance, accounting and economics journals, including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Accounting Research, and the Journal of International Economics. His research has received awards such as the Journal of Financial Economics "All Star Paper Award" for research impact. He has won the Cox MBA Outstanding Teaching award six times (the highest MBA teaching honor), the Cox Executive MBA Teacher of the Year, the Presidents Associates Outstanding Faculty Award (the overall university award for tenured faculty) and was inducted into SMU’s Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Professor Miller holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Tulane University, a MBA from Loyola University, and a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of California, Irvine and previously held appointments at Indiana University and Texas A&M University. He also has been a visiting professor/scholar at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Universidad de los Andes, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hanken School of Economics, and Wuhan University.