Michael B. Imerman, Ph.D., holds the Theodore A. Lauer Professorship


Rutgers University, B.S.
Rutgers University, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Credit Risk Modeling
Banking and Financial Institutions
Risk management

Michael Imerman joined the Perella Department of Finance in 2012. Previously he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Princeton University. Professor Imerman taught for several years in the Rutgers Business School while pursuing his doctorate. His research and teaching interests include credit risk modeling, banking and financial institutions, risk management, and derivatives.

Dr. Imerman has presented his research internationally and has been invited to speak at the Federal Reserve, the SEC, and some of the most prestigious banking and risk management conferences. Before coming to academia, Imerman worked as an analyst on Wall Street supporting bond and credit derivative trading desks.