Sabrina Howell

Assistant Professor of Finance at Leonard N. Stern School of Business


  • Leonard N. Stern School of Business



Leonard N. Stern School of Business


Sabrina Howell is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the New York University Stern School of Business. She is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Professor Howell’s research focuses on entrepreneurial finance, innovation, fintech, energy, and China. She is the recipient of the 2015 AQR Top Finance Graduate Award at Copenhagen Business School and the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

Professor Howell received her B.A. in Economics and East Asian Studies from Yale University and her Ph.D. in Political Economy and Government, Economics track from Harvard University. She previously worked as an energy consultant for Charles River Associates in Houston, and on energy security policy for Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) in Washington DC.

Research Interests

  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Energy Finance
  • Innovation
  • China
  • FinTech

Courses Taught

  • Applications in Entrepreneurial Finance: Fintech
  • Topics in Entrepreneurial Finance

Academic Background

Ph.D., Political Economy and Government, Economics Track
Harvard University

B.A., Economics and East Asian Studies
Yale University

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