Anthony Saunders is the John M. Schiff Professor of Finance, and from 1995-2006 served as Chairman, Department of Finance, Stern School of Business, New York University. He received his PhD from the London School of Economics and has taught both undergraduate and graduate level courses at NYU since 1978. Throughout his academic career, his teaching and research have specialized in financial institutions and international banking. He has served as a visiting professor all over the world, including INSEAD, the Stockholm School of Economics, and the University of Melbourne. He is currently on the Executive Committee of the Salomon Center of the Study of Financial Institutions, NYU.
Professor Saunders holds positions on the Board of Academic Consultants of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors as well as the Council of Research Advisors for the Federal National Mortgage Association. In addition, Dr. Saunders has acted as a visiting scholar at the Comptroller of the Currency and at the Federal Monetary Fund. He is the editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance and the Journal of Financial Markets, Instruments and Institutions, as well as the associate editor of eight other journals, including Financial Management and the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. His research has been published in all of the major money and banking journals and in several books. His book on Financial Institutions Management: A Modern Perspectives for Irwin/McGraw-Hill Publishers is now on its 7th edition.