Olin introduces new faculty

Several new faculty members have joined the Olin Business School this academic year. Learn more about their backgrounds, expertise and research interests below.

Jennifer Dlugosz, PhD

Dlugosz is an assistant professor of finance. She earned her doctorate in business economics from Harvard University in 2009, and then went on to become an assistant professor of finance at Virginia Tech. Her research interests include securitization, credit ratings and syndicated lending. Faculty bio

John Horn, PhD

Horn is a senior lecturer in economics. After earning his doctorate in economics from Harvard in 1998, he joined the faculty at the University of Maryland. His research interests include applied game theory and behavioral economics. Faculty bio

Zawadi Lemayian, PhD

Lemayian is an assistant professor of accounting. Previously, she was a teaching assistant at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she earned her doctorate in accounting this year. Her research interests include financial accounting and taxation. Faculty bio

Yulia Nevskaya, PhD

Nevskaya is an assistant professor of marketing. She received her doctorate in marketing this year from the University of Rochester, where she was a lab instructor for managerial economics. Her research interests include online content and digital marketing, dynamic structural choice models, habit and addiction formation and consumer variety-seeking. Faculty bio

Giorgia Piacentino, PhD

Piacentino is an assistant professor of finance. She earned her doctorate in finance this year at the London School of Economics, where she was a class teacher and course support manager. Her research interests include institutional investors, corporate finance, corporate governance and credit agencies. Faculty bio

Bernardo Silveira, PhD

Silveira is an assistant professor of economics. Previously, he was a research assistant at New York University, where he earned his doctorate in economics in 2013. His research interests include industrial organization, political economy and public economics. Faculty bio

Raphael Thomadsen, PhD

Thomadsen is an associate professor of marketing. He earned his doctorate in economics from Stanford University in 2001 and went on to be an assistant professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. His research interests include pricing, pricing strategies, geographic competition and applied game theory. Faculty bio