Tipton R. Snavely Professor of Business Administration, Darden Graduate School of Business
Ph.D., University of Chicago
MBA, University of Chicago
A.B., University of Illinois
Susan Chaplinsky will teach the short course Private Equity at the Law School in the spring. She also teaches the courses Corporate Financing and Entrepreneurship and Private Equity in Darden’s MBA program. Chaplinsky is perennially recognized for her teaching and was voted Outstanding Professor in 2007 and faculty marshal in 1996. She has authored or co-authored more than 60 pieces of course material.
Chaplinsky's research interests are primarily in capital raising and corporate finance with specialized interests in private equity, security issuance, capital structure, PIPEs and employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). She is the author of numerous articles that have appeared in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Business, and Financial Management.
Before arriving at Darden in 1994, she was a visiting associate professor at Northwestern University, where she was also named the Kellogg Outstanding Professor, and was an assistant professor at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. She holds her doctorate in business economics from the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business.