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Stefan Lewellen

Assistant Professor of Finance

BBA (Texas), MBA and PhD (Yale)

On Leave of Absence

Dr Stefan Lewellen is an Assistant Professor of Finance at London Business School. Dr Lewellen’s main research interests lie in the fields of corporate finance and financial intermediation. Dr Lewellen’s work on financial intermediation has been published in the American Economic Review, and his work on corporate finance has won the SAC Capital Award for Outstanding Research.

Dr Lewellen earned a BBA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA and PhD from Yale University. He is also a CFA Charterholder. Prior to earning his PhD, Dr Lewellen worked in the finance industry for both UBS and Citigroup.


The safe-asset share

Gorton G; Lewellen S; Metrick A

American Economic Review 2012 Vol 102:3 p 101-106


Policy uncertainty, political capital, and firm risk-taking

Akey P; Lewellen S

Working Paper

Politicizing consumer credit

Heimer R; Akey P; Lewellen S

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland


The cross section of bank value

Egan M; Lewellen S; Sunderam A

Working Paper


Executive compensation and industry peer groups

Lewellen S

Working Paper


Corporate governance and equity prices

Lewellen S

Working Paper

Firm-specific industries

Lewellen S

Working Paper


SPACs as an asset class

Lewellen S

Working Paper


  • E123 Elective Course in Mergers, MBOs and Other Corp Reorgs

  • E490 Elective Course in Banks and Financial Institutions

Research Interests

  • Corporate finance
  • Corporate governance
  • Industry analysis
  • Financial intermediation