Christos Giannikos is a professor of finance at the Bert W. Wasserman Department of Economics and Finance in the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, and at the Economics Department, Graduate Center, The City University of New York. He has taught at various other institutions, including Columbia University; University of California, Berkeley; Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece; and Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), Russia. He has a Diploma in mechanical engineering from National Technical University of Athens, Greece, and several graduate degrees, including a PhD in finance from Columbia University, New York. His field of expertise is investments and asset pricing. He has published his research in several major journals and has presented at conferences around the globe. He has received several research grants and is an associate editor for the International Journal of Economics and Business and the Journal of Housing Research. Dr. Giannikos has consulted for several governments, institutions, and firms, including the governments of Greece and Russia, the World Bank, CNL Financial Group, and Marcus & Millichap Company and has held executive and administrative positions in both business and education.