Craig MacKinlay is the Joseph P. Wargrove Professor of Finance and Academic Director of the Jacobs Levy Center at the Wharton School.

MacKinlay is a former member of the Board of Directors of the American Finance Association and the NASD Economic Advisory Board. His research interests include empirical implementation and validation of asset pricing models, measuring investment performance, pricing of futures contracts, microstructure of financial markets, assessment of credit risk, and statistical methods in finance.

In addition to teaching, he is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is the co-author of two books, the Econometrics of Financial Markets and A Non-Random Walk Down Wall Street. He holds a B.Sc. in Chemistry and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario. He also holds an MBA and a PhD from the University of Chicago.