Ulrike Malmendier is the Edward J. and Mollie Arnold Professor at the University of California at Berkeley, Professor of Economics, Department of Professor of Finance, Haas School of Business. Professor Malmender received her PhD in Business Economics from Harvard University, and her PhD in Law (summa cum laude) from the University of Bonn. She also is a research associate at NBER, a faculty research fellow at IZA, a CESifo affiliate, and a CEPR research affiliate. She has served as Associate Editor for the Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Financial Intermediation, and Economic Journal. Professor Malmendier's research interests: corporate finance, behavioral economics/behavioral finance, economics of organizations, contract theory, law and economics, law and finance. Her research is published in leading journals including American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Finance and Journal of Economic Literature, She has earned numerous awards including Fischer Black Prize by the American Finance Association.