Shane Corwin

Professor of Finance
Faculty Director, Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing

Shane Corwin is a Professor of Finance at the University of Notre Dame. After receiving his PhD from The Ohio State University, he served on the University of Georgia faculty before joining the University of Notre Dame faculty in 2000. Shane has taught courses in applied investment management, security analysis, and investments at both the undergraduate and graduate level and has received several teaching awards, including the Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C. Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the Kaneb Teaching Award, the BP Outstanding Teacher Award, and the Chicago EMBA Outstanding Professor Award. Shane’s research focuses on security market design and investment banking and has been published in numerous finance journals, including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Financial Markets, the Journal of Financial Intermediation, and Financial Management. He has also served as a member of the Nasdaq Economic Advisory Board.

Howard Lanser

Associate Professional Specialist

Howard Lanser is an Associate Professional Specialist of Finance at the University of Notre Dame. He has spent over 20 years in investment banking, most recently with Robert W. Baird & Co., and has extensive experience originating and executing financing and M&A advisory assignments in a diverse range of industry sectors.


  • MBA – University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • B.S. – University of Notre Dame

Scott Malpass

Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

Scott Malpass is Vice President and Chief Investment Officer at the University of Notre Dame, responsible for the investment of the University’s endowment, working capital, pension and life income assets of more than $10.0 billion. The Notre Dame Endowment is the 13th largest in American higher education and the largest at a Catholic institution. Having served as Chief Investment Officer since 1989, Mr. Malpass and his team work closely with the Investment Committee of the University’s Board of Trustees in partnering with many of the most sophisticated investment management organizations throughout the world.


  • MBA – University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business
  • B.S. – University of Notre Dame