Gordon M. Bodnar
Morris W. Offit Professor of International Finance
and Director of the International Economics Program
Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
The Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Bodnar joined the International Economic Program at SAIS as a Professor in 1999. In 2001,
he was named the Morris W. Offit Professor of International Finance. He has been the Director of
the International Economics Program at SAIS since 2005. In 2011, he was given a courtesy
appointment as a Professor in the new Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins University
Before joining SAIS, he was an assistant professor at The Wharton School of the University of
Pennsylvania and the Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester. He has
also held visiting professorships at Frankfurt University in Germany and the Wharton School. He
received his Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University in 1991.
His research focuses on the areas of international finance and corporate finance. Specific topics
include corporate exchange rate exposure, risk management, the valuation of multinational
operations, and financial disclosures. Dr. Bodnar's research has been published in major
academic journals in finance, economics and accounting as well as practitioner journals. He is
currently an associate editor for European Financial Management and the Journal of Asian
Economics and is on the editorial board of Journal of International Financial Management and
Accounting. He has held appointments as a research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic
Research and as a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund.
At SAIS, Dr. Bodnar teaches masters-level courses in corporate finance and international finance.
He also teaches international corporate finance in the Wharton MBA for Executives program in
Philadelphia and San Francisco as well as international finance courses for Executive MBA
programs at Cornell University and the Carey Business School. Dr. Bodnar is the recipient of
eight Excellence in Teaching awards from Wharton, SAIS, and Cornell. He also is a lecturer in a
variety of Wharton's Executive Education programs. He is also an occasional consultant to the
financial industry, multinational firms, and international research organizations.