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About April Knill

Dr. April Knill is the SunTrust Associate Professor of Finance and Courtesy Professor of Law at Florida State University. Before joining Florida State University, she was a consultant for the Development Research Group at the World Bank in Washington, DC. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park. Dr. Knill currently serves as a Consulting Editor at the Journal of International Business Studies and an Associate Editor at Global Finance Journal. 

Her research interests include corporate finance, international finance, venture capital, and the intersection between law, finance and politics. Professor Knill has published in journals such as Journal of Financial and Quantitative AnalysisJournal of BusinessJournal of International Business StudiesJournal of Corporate FinanceJournal of Financial IntermediationFinancial Management and Journal of Comparative Economics, among others.

Her research has received numerous awards including the Dean’s Emerging Scholar Award and the CIBER/FMA Award for the Best Dissertation in International Finance. Professor Knill has served as a Guest Editor at both Journal of International Business Studies and Journal of Corporate Finance and has recently been elected by her peers to be the Vice President of Programs for the Eastern Finance Association.