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Michael L. Hemler

Associate Professor


Michael L. Hemler is Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Notre Dame. He has received a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis. His research area is investments with an emphasis on financial derivatives. He has published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and the Journal of Futures Markets. A former Kaneb Teaching Fellow, he currently teaches derivatives and fixed income classes in the Mendoza College of Business.




  • Futures Markets
  • Options and Futures Markets
  • Options Markets
  • Advanced Derivatives and Risk Management
  • Fixed Income


"The Performance of Professional Market Timers: Daily Evidence from Executed Strategies," (with Don M. Chance),  Journal of Financial Economics, 62 (2), 2001, 377-411.