Claire Rosenfeld is an Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics at the Mason School of Business. She currently teaches undergraduate-level Financial Management. Her research focuses on how banks and their borrowing firms affect each other, and she has analyzed how bank health affects lending and the economy as a whole.
Prior to coming to the Mason School, Claire worked for two years as a Financial Economist at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's Center for Financial Research. While she was at FDIC, she gained institutional knowledge about the banking industry and its regulation as well as exposure to the financial crisis.
Claire earned her Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management in August 2007. Before entering the doctoral program, she worked as a process management consultant at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and then worked in turnaround management at BDO Seidman. Claire earned her Bachelor's degree in Finance with a minor in Mathematics from Saint Joseph's University.
Areas of Interest/Expertise
- Bank-Firm Relationships
- Corporate finance
- Syndicated lending practices
The Effect of Banking Relationships on the Future of Financially Distressed Firms, 2014, Journal of Corporate Finance, 25, 403-418.