Christian serves as the senior associate dean for faculty and research at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.
His research spans asset pricing and international finance, with a specialization in emerging market development, and has been published in top academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies and the Journal of Financial Economics. Christian served as a financial economist for the Federal Reserve Board, and is the recipient of the MBA for Executives Teaching Excellence award.
Dr. Lundblad previously served as area chair of finance, associate dean of the PhD Program, director of research at the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and director of the Center for Excellence in Investment Management. He holds a courtesy appointment as a special-term professor at the People’s Bank of China School of Finance at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
Christian received a doctorate in financial economics and a master’s degree in economics from Duke University. He graduated summa cum laude from Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and English Literature.