Meir Statman, Ph.D., MBA, is the Glenn Klimek Professor of Finance at the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, and a former visiting professor at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. His research in behavioral finance targets how investors and managers make financial decisions and how these decisions are reflected in financial markets. He is the author of What Investors Really Want, as well as research papers published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Financial Analysts Journal, the Journal of Portfolio Management, the Journal of Investment Consulting, and many other scholarly publications. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Research Foundation of the CFA Institute, and IMCA. He is a member of the editorial board of the Financial Analysts Journal; the advisory boards of the Journal of Portfolio Management, the Journal of Wealth Management, and the Journal of Investment Consulting; an associate editor of the Journal of Financial Research, the Journal of Behavioral Finance, and the Journal of Investment Management; and a recipient of a Batterymarch Fellowship, a William F. Sharpe Best Paper Award, a Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Outstanding Article Award, an IMCA Davis Ethics Award, a Moskowitz Prize for best paper on socially responsible investing, two IMCA Baker Journal Awards, and three Graham and Dodd Awards. He earned a Ph.D. from Columbia University, and B.A. and MBA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.