Prior to joining Emory in September 1989, Professor Mian taught at Krannert Graduate School of Management at Purdue University, from 1985 to 1988, and was an adjunct lecturer at the University of Rochester during the 1984-85 academic year. His current research focuses on choice of financial reporting methods, examination of corporate trade credit policy, market for corporate control, and corporate use of derivatives. His work has been published in Financial Management, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Financial Engineering, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, and Journal of Finance.


  • PhD
    University of Rochester
  • Master's
    University of Rochester
  • Bachelor's Science
    London School of Economics

In the News

  • May 17, 2016
    Each year numerous awards are bestowed on faculty members at Goizueta Business School with emphasis on their roles in the classroom. For the 2015-16 academic year, professors from multiple academic areas and programs were honored. Wes Longhofer, Assistant Professor of Organization and Management, received The Marc F. Adler Prize for Excellence in Teaching. This award honors outstanding teaching quality, course innovation and relevance to real-world problem solving in all Goizueta Business School programs. This spring, Emily Bianchi, Assistant Professor of Organization and Management, received the Emory Williams Teaching Award. This is the oldest teaching award at the university. Nominations are made by a committee, reviewed by the Dean’s Office and submitted to the Provost for approval.