Mark Garmaise is a professor of finance at UCLA Anderson School of Management. His primary research interests are in the areas of corporate finance, real estate, entrepreneurship and banking. At UCLA Anderson, he teaches a core corporate finance course and an elective course on venture capital and private equity.
With his co-author Tobias Moskowitz, Garmaise received the 2004 BGI Brennan Award for the best paper published in the Review of Financial Studies and the 2005 BGI Brennan Runner-up Award. He was awarded the 2006 Eric and “E” Juline Excellence in Research Award, the 2007 Citibank Teaching Award for most outstanding MBA teacher, the 2009 Fully Employed MBA Teaching Excellence Award, the 2011 Full-time MBA Teaching Excellence Award and the 2012 Neidorf Decade Teaching Award. He has published in the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Finance and the Quarterly Journal of Economics.
Garmaise earned a Ph.D. degree in Finance from Stanford University and an A.B. degree, magna cum laude, in Mathematics and Philosophy from Harvard College. He taught at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business before joining the faculty at UCLA Anderson.