​Sabrina T. Howell

Associate Professor of Finance (with tenure)


Sabrina Howell is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the New York University Stern School of Business and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Professor Howell’s research focuses on entrepreneurial finance, innovation, energy, fintech, and China. A theme throughout her work is a focus on analysis that is relevant for policymakers and practitioners. Howell received her B.A. from Yale University in 2008 and her Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2015. In between, she worked as an energy consultant for Charles River Associates in Houston, and on energy security policy for Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) in Washington DC. She is the recipient of the AQR Top Finance Graduate Award at Copenhagen Business School, the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, the Kauffman Foundation Junior Faculty Fellowship, and the AQR Asset Management Institute Young Researcher Award. Howell lives in New York City with her husband, Rob Berschinski, and her two-year-old son Jack.