10 June 2023

2023 Distinguished Scholar Award

Anthony Saunders (New York University, USA)was the recipient of the FEBS Distinguished Scholar Award for 2023 for his outstanding contributions to finance research. Anthony Saunders is the John M. Schiff Professor of Finance at NYU Stern. Prof. Saunders received his Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and has taught both undergraduate and graduate level courses at NYU since 1978. Throughout his academic career, his teaching and research have specialized in financial institutions and international banking. He has served as a visiting professor all over the world, including INSEAD, the Stockholm School of Economics, and the University of Melbourne. Prof. Saunders holds positions on the Board of Academic Consultants of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors as well as the Council of Research Advisors for the Federal National Mortgage Association. In addition, Prof. Saunders has acted as a visiting scholar at the comptroller of the Currency and at the Federal Monetary Fund. He is the editor of Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments (journal), a past editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance, as well as a current or past associate editor of various other journals, including the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Financial Stability, Financial Management. His research has been published in all of the major finance and banking journals and in several books. He has just published a new edition of his textbook, Financial Institutions Management: Risk Management Perspective for McGraw-Hill (4th edition) as well as a 2nd edition of his book on Credit Risk Measurement for John Wiley & Sons (with Linda Allen).

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