Robert Dittmar is a professor of finance at the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. His work has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies among other outlets. He served as an associate editor for the Review of Financial Studies. Dittmar has taught courses across all degree programs and platforms, including undergraduate, MBA, online MBA and Ph.D. courses. From 2012-2020 he advised the University of Michigan Ross School of Business student-run equity fund, the Maize and Blue Fund. Dittmar was also the inaugural faculty co-director of the Ross Fintech Initiative.
He holds a Ph.D. in finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a B.S. in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.