Lorena Keller is Assistant Professor of Finance at the Wharton School, where she teaches corporate finance. Her research interests include access to credit, bank lending in emerging markets, and the impact of capital controls.
Keller received her PhD from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and an MA in Economics from Universidad del Pacifico in Peru. She joined the Wharton faculty in 2020. She has received research grants from the Global Initiatives Research Program, the Jacobs Levy Center and the R.L. White Center, among others. In 2020, she received an honorable mention for the Marshall Blume Prize in Financial Research and she won the AQR Top Finance Graduate Award in 2019. Prior to joining academia, Keller worked as a global market trader for Deutsche Bank.