I am an Associate Professor of Finance and the Research Director of the Burridge Center for Finance at the Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder.

I received my B.S. in Applied Mathematics and my B.A. in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2005. In 2010, I obtained my M.A. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles. I earned my Ph.D. in Finance from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2013. I am a CFA charterholder.

My areas of research are Asset Management, Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs), Target-Date Funds (TDFs), Socially Responsible Investing (SRI), and Crowdfunding. My research has been recently featured in the Wall Street Journal and on Bloomberg.

Prior to my career in academia, I worked as a fixed income research analyst. I specialized in the areas of structured credit products, corporate debt, and mortgage-backed securities.

I can be contacted at shaun.davies@colorado.edu.