- Elena Loutskina
- Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
- Professor of Business Administration, Peter M. Grant II Bicentennial Foundation Chair in Business Administration
Elena Loutskina is a Professor of Business Administration and Peter M. Grant II Bicentennial Foundation Chair in Business Administration at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. Loutskina's research is centered on the financial intermediation. She originally started her career by exploring the impact of securitization on management of financial and nonfinancial corporations. Over time, her research interest expanded to address topics in consumer finance, mortgage markets, small business lending and regulation of financial intermediaries. Her work has been published in top academic journals including the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies and the Journal of Financial Economics.
Since joining Darden she has taught a number of classes, including core "Corporate Finance," "Impact Investing," “FinTech,” ”"Entrepreneurs Finance and Private Equity," and "Due Diligence in Seed Funds." She received faculty teaching awards and was recognized by students and the dean's office for her teaching accomplishments. In 2019 she received UVA Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award, the most prestigious teaching award at the University of Virginia.