Before arriving at Michigan in 2003, she was an Assistant Professor at Indiana University. She received her PhD in Finance from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina in 2000. She also holds a B.S. in Finance and Business Economics from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Amy has worked at First Chicago (now JP Morgan Chase) as a Financial Analyst and Real Estate Officer.
Her research examines corporate financial decision making, financial implications of strategic decisions, corporate governance, and gender economics. Her work is published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Business, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.