Amy K. Dittmar

Amy Dittmar is a Professor of Finance  at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. 

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.

Before arriving at Michigan, she was an Assistant Professor at Indiana University - Bloomington.  Amy has worked at First Chicago (now JP Morgan Chase) as both a Financial Analyst and a Real Estate Officer.  She is currently an Associate Editor at the Journal of Financial Economics and a Councilor at the Society for Financial Studies.


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, and Journal of Business

When not working, she enjoys running, trail running, kayaking, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her husband (Bob Dittmar), two kids (Abby & Graham), and their Newfoundland dog (Terra) .