We are pleased to announce that Jennifer Conrad, Dalton McMichael Distinguished Professor of Finance at the University of North Carolina, has accepted our invitation to serve as Managing Editor of the JFQA, effective September 1, 2015. Jennifer will replace Stephen Brown, who steps down after nearly twenty years of service as Managing Editor. Stephen will continue to handle papers that were assigned to him before September 1.
Jennifer is extremely well qualified for this role. In addition to publishing nineteen papers in the top four Finance journals, she has served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Finance for the past fifteen years and Associate Editor of the JFQA for the past twenty-one years.
Please join us in welcoming Jennifer to her new role as Managing Editor, and in thanking Stephen for his years of distinguished service to the JFQA and the profession.