Shane Johnson specializes in corporate finance and financial institutions. He has testified on numerous matters related to economic damages, valuation, intellectual property, trade secrets, dividend policy, and executive and employee compensation, both in deposition and at trial.
Professor Johnson’s research spans a broad range of topics, including: corporate governance, corporate transactions, and corporate misbehavior; corporate financial policies (debt policy and dividend policy); executive compensation; financial institutions; investor returns; reputation; and securities pricing and risk.
He has published articles in leading peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Review of Finance, and Management Science. He has served as an associate editor for the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Financial Research, and the Review of Financial Economics.
Professor Johnson speaks widely on financial and banking subjects and has given presentations at universities and professional associations in the United States and abroad, including Australia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, South America, South Korea, and Switzerland.
For nearly three decades, Professor Johnson has taught courses on valuation, corporate finance, financial institutions, financial markets, and investments. He has also taught managerial and executive education seminars on corporate finance and banking topics in various federal, state, and university-sponsored programs.