Lamont Black is an Assistant Professor of Finance in the Driehaus College of Business at DePaul University in Chicago. Black is also the Academic Director for the Center for Financial Services. Prior to joining the faculty of DePaul, Black was an economist at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.
His main research interests are in the areas of banking, corporate finance, and macroeconomics. Current research projects analyze commercial real-estate securitization and the spillover of financial shocks through the banking system. His research has been published in several journals, including Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Banking and Finance and Journal of Financial Stability. He has served as a referee for the Review of Financial Studies and Management Science among other journals. In his work on banking policy, he contributed to issues including incentive compensation, bank liquidity requirements, and European banking.
Black teaches commercial banking (FIN512) and money and capital markets (FIN513) in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul. He also teaches money and banking (FIN320) and international finance (FIN340) at the undergraduate level.
Black received a Ph.D. in Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in 2007, as well as a PhD in Economics. He received his bachelor’s degree in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University.
PhD in Finance, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, 2007
PhD in Economics, Indiana University, 2007
MA in Economics, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, 2001
BA in Modern Thought and Literature, Stanford University, 1997