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Prof. Douglas Cumming

Douglas Cumming, J.D., Ph.D., CFA, is the DeSantis Distinguished Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship at the College of Business, Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. Douglas is also a Visiting Professor of Finance at Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, UK. Douglas'recent work examines different angles in FinTech, including but not limited to crowdfunding, cryptocurrencies, and cryptofunds. 

Douglas has published over 200 articles in leading refereed academic journals (including 38 in Financial Times top 50 journals) in finance, management, and law and economics. In November 2022, Douglas was listed by Clarivate as one of the top 92 most cited researchers in the world in the business and economics category. Douglas' work has been cited over 23,000 times according to Google Scholar.

Douglas is the Managing Editor-in-Chief of the Review of Corporate Finance (2021-current) and the British Journal of Management (January 2020 - December 2022).  He is a Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Industrial and Business Economics (2021-current). He was the Managing Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Corporate Finance (January 2018 – December 2020). He is an Editor of Corporate Governance: An International Review (January 2015 - current). He is the Founding Editor of Annals of Corporate Governance (January 2016 – January 2020) and a former Co-Editor of Finance Research Letters and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. He is currently serving as an Associate Editor for Economic Modelling, European Journal of Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Studies in Economics and Finance, and an Editorial Board member of numerous academic journals.