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Karen Hopper Wruck

Senior Associate Dean;
Dean's Distinguished Professor;
Professor of Finance

Areas of Expertise

Corporate Finance
Corporate Governance and Management Compensation
Financial Distress and Restructuring
Organizational Economics


PhD, University of Rochester
MS, University of Rochester
AB, Davidson College


Professor Wruck conducts research and teaches in the fields of corporate finance, organizational economics and financial economics.

A recognized expert in her field, Wruck has published numerous articles in leading academic journals. In addition, her work and opinions have been highlighted in business periodicals, including The Economist, Fortune and CFO Magazine. She has also developed highly successful courses for both MBA students and executives.

Before joining the faculty at the Fisher College, Wruck served on the faculty of the Harvard Business School.

Contact Information

220 Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
(614) 688-5443