Biographical Sketch

Karl Diether is a Professor of Finance at Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management, and he is an Editor of Management Science. Prior to joining the Marriot School, he was an Associate Professor of Finance at Dartmouth College, in the Tuck School of Business from 2009 to 2013, and from 2003 to 2009 he was an Assistant Professor of Finance at The Ohio State University, in the Fisher College of Business.


Professor Diether's research has been published in the top Finance journals and has garnered many awards. He has won both the Smith Breeden Distinguished Paper Prize and Fama-DFA Distinguished Paper Prize. His work is also well cited. One of his papers has been cited over 1,000 times according to Google Scholar.


Professor Diether received his PhD in finance from the University of Chicago in 2004. He received in BA in economics from Brigham Young University in 1998.