Darius Miller

Caruth Chair of Financial Management
Academic Director, Kitt Investing and Trading Center

PhD, University of California, Irvine
MBA, Loyola University
BS, Tulane University


  • Bio

    Darius Miller is the Caruth chair in finance at Southern Methodist University (SMU), Cox School of Business, 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. (Google Scholar). He has won the Cox "MBA Outstanding Teaching Award" six times (the highest MBA teaching honor), the Cox "Executive MBA Teacher of the Year", and the SMU "President's Associates Outstanding Faculty Award" (the overall university award for tenured faculty).  Additionally, he was inducted into SMU's Academy of Distinguished Teachers.  Professor Miller 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.
  • Teaching

    Corporate Finance
    International Finance
  • Select Publications

    Shareholder Voting and Corporate Governance Around the World, 2015, (with Peter Iliev, Karl Lins and Lukas Roth) Review of Financial Studies, 28 (8): 2167-2202 [Lead Article]

    Does Takeover Activity Cause Managerial Discipline? Evidence from International Takeover Laws, 2015, (with Ugur Lel) Review of Financial Studies 28 (6): 1588-1622

    Uninvited U.S. Investors? Economic Consequences of Involuntary Cross-listings, 2014, (with Peter Iliev and Lukas Roth) Journal of Accounting Research, 52: 473–519.

    Do Country Level Investor Protections Impact Security Level Contract Design? Evidence from Foreign Bond Covenants, 2012, (with Natalia Reisel) Review of Financial Studies, Vol 25, No 2, 408-438.