Shahram Amini, PhD
Daniels 558
Assistant Professor
Reiman School of Finance
Shahram Amini

Biography at a Glance

Shahram Amini, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Denver Daniels College of Business. His areas of research include product market structure and managerial incentives, corporate actions and subsequent market reaction, IPO markets, market efficiency, and financial econometrics. Professor Amini has taught several courses including Investments, Financial Concepts & Skills, and International Finance, for which he has received Teaching Excellence awards. In his free time, Shahram enjoys exploring the beautiful Mile High City, playing sports, outdoor activities, traveling and cooking.


  • PhD in Finance, Virginia Tech
  • PhD in Economics, Virginia Tech
  • BSc in Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology

Academic Positions Held

Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Denver


Awards and Honors

  • Pamplin College of Business Teaching Excellence Award
  • The Meir I. Schneller Teaching Excellence Award
  • Pamplin College of Business Doctoral Summer Grant
  • American Finance Association Travel Grant


  • Outdoor Activities
  • Traveling
  • Playing and Watching Sports
  • Cultural Events
  • Music Festivals
  • Cooking