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Gwendolyn Webb

Associate Dean for Executive Education

Gwendolyn Webb, PhD, is a Professor in the Bert W. Wasserman Department of Economics and Finance and the Associate Dean for Executive Programs at the Zicklin School of Business. She is responsible for developing custom degree and non-degree programs designed to meet the educational needs of corporate executives.  Previously she served as the Academic Director of the Executive MS in Finance program and designed and developed Zicklin’s MS in Financial Risk Management degree program. Dr. Webb teaches corporate finance and financial risk management courses in the Zicklin School’s undergraduate, MBA, and domestic and international executive programs. Her research interests focus on empirical tests of the effects of corporate actions, the role of derivatives in enhancing market efficiency, and exchange listings. Her work has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Derivatives, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Financial Review, The Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, and the Journal of Applied Finance, among others. Webb earned an MA in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and MBA, MPhil, and PhD degrees from New York University. Previously, she worked as a senior economist for Texaco Inc. and as a consultant in management education for International Paper.