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Darla Moore School of Business


April Knill

Title: BPF Moore Fellow and Professor of International Finance
Department: International Business
Darla Moore School of Business
Phone: 803-777-4908
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [PDF]
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Dr. April Knill is the BPF Moore Fellow and Professor of International Finance at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Before joining the University of South Carolina, she was the Truist Professor of Finance at Florida State University. Prior to her time at Florida State, 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’s research interests include international corporate finance, venture capital, and the intersection between law, finance, and politics. Professor Knill has published in journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Finance, Journal of Business, Journal of Law & Economics, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Financial Management and Journal of Comparative Economics, among others. Her research has received numerous awards including the Dean’s Emerging Scholar Award at Florida State and the CIBER/FMA Award for the Best Dissertation in International Finance.

Dr. Knill currently serves as a Consulting Editor at the Journal of International Business Studies and as Associate Editor at both Global Finance Journal and Journal of Financial Research. Professor Knill has served as a Guest Editor at both Journal of International Business Studies and Journal of Corporate Finance. She recently served as the Vice President of Programs for and the President of the Eastern Finance Association and is currently serving on the Board of the Southern Finance Association.

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