Hans Stoll, AFA Fellow and Past President (1999), passed away on March 20th at the age of 80.
Hans joined the Vanderbilt Graduate School of Management in 1980, after a distinguished tenure at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he had been a faculty member since 1966. Hans built the finance group at Owen, hiring many faculty members over his 30+ years leading the group. He founded the Financial Markets Research Center in 1987, Owen’s first research center that today has an international reputation. Hans was born in Germany and went on to receive an A.B. degree from Swarthmore College in 1961 and M.B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago in 1963 and 1966, respectively.