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Aimee Hoffmann Smith

Assistant Professor of the Practice




Aimee Smith is an Assistant Professor of the Practice in Finance at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management. She currently teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Corporate Finance and researches a broad range of corporate topics, including corporate litigation and fraud, corporate governance, and executive compensation. Prior to joining the faculty at Boston College, Aimee worked as an Assistant Professor in Finance at Bentley University, where she taught Financial Markets and Investments as well as Equity Valuation. She also taught courses in Corporate Financial Management and Security Analysis and Portfolio Management as a doctoral student at Florida State University. Before pursuing a career in academia, Aimee worked as a certified public accountant for two different public accounting firms. 


  • “The Implications of Contemporary Research on COVID-19 for Volatility and Portfolio Management” with Dominique Outlaw and Na Wang, The Journal of Portfolio Management, 2021
  • “The Role of Directors with Related Supply Chain Industry Experience in Corporate Acquisition Decisions” with Natasha Burns and Kristina Minnick, Journal of Corporate Finance, April 2021
  • “How Much do Corporate Defendants Really Lose? A New Verdict on the Reputation Loss Induced by Corporate Litigation” with Bruce Haslem and Irena Hutton, Financial Management, Summer 2017
  • “Ready to Work Graduates: Enhancing the Value of Bloomberg in a University Finance Curriculum” with Dominique Gehy, Journal of Economics and Finance Education, Fall 2016
  • “The Effect of Securities Litigation on External Financing” with Don Autore, Irena Hutton, and David R. Peterson, Journal of Corporate Finance, August 2014