Christa Bouwman

Christa Bouwman
Christa H.S. Bouwman
Texas A&M University
Associate Professor of Finance and Patricia & Bookman Peters Professor of Finance

Christa Bouwman is the interim head of the Department of Finance, associate professor of finance, and the Patricia & Bookman Peters Professor of Finance at Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. She is also a fellow of the Wharton Financial Institutions Center at the University of Pennsylvania and a research member of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI).  Previously, Bouwman was an associate professor of banking and finance at Case Western Reserve University, where she held the Lewis-Progressive Chair. She has also served as a visiting assistant professor of finance at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, as a research associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, and as a visiting scholar with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. 

Bouwman’s research interests are in financial intermediation and corporate finance. She is the co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Financial Intermediation. She is a former associate editor of the Review of Finance, the Journal of Banking & Finance, and Corporate Governance: An International Review. Her research papers have been published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Financial Stability, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking & Finance, and MIT / Sloan Management Review. She is a co-author of the book “Bank Liquidity Creation and Financial Crises,” published by Elsevier. She worked for five years at ABN AMRO Bank (in venture capital, project finance advisory, and capital structure advisory), and as a part-time litigation consultant for the U.S. Department of Justice. She received her Ph.D. in finance from the University of Michigan, her MBA from Cornell University, and received her Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in economics and business (cum laude) from the University of Groningen – the Netherlands.