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Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business & Economics
November 28, 2014

Canadian Excellence
Peter Carayannopoulos

Dr. Peter Carayannopoulos

Associate Dean of Business: Faculty Development & Research; Associate Professor , Finance

Contact Information
Email: pcarayanno@wlu.ca
Phone: 519.884.0710 ext.3613
Fax: 519.884.0201
Office Location: SBE3238
Office Hours: Fall 2012: By appointment
Academic Background
BSc (University of Athens), MBA (York University), PhD (York University)
Biography

Dr. Peter Carayannopoulos is an Associate Professor of Finance at Wilfrid Laurier University. He has an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Athens University, Greece and an MBA and a Ph.D. (Finance) from York University, Toronto. Dr. Carayannopoulos teaches undergraduate and graduate Business courses in Corporate Finance, Fixed Income, Derivatives and Financial Risk Management. He served as the Chair of Insurance from 2000 to 2009 and was responsible for the development of the Insurance curriculum at the School of Business and Economics during this period. Peter also served as the MBA Director from 2003 to 2007 and was responsible for all the full-time and part-time MBA programs both on- and off-campus. One of his initiatives during this period was the development of the co-op MBA program at Laurier. His research interests are in the areas of Fixed Income, Embedded Options, Financial Risk Management and Insurance. His work has been published in such journals as the Financial Analysts Journal, the Journal of Fixed Income, the Journal of Futures Markets, the Journal of Business and Economics, Advances in Futures and Options Research, among others. He is the recipient of a number of university and government research grants and he is one of the authors of the manuscript entitled Derivatives Fundamentals, sponsored by the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI). He has given a number of seminars on the subjects of financial risk management and the use of derivatives in mitigating risk.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Corporate Finance, Investments, Fixed Income, Derivatives, Financial Risk Management