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Sabrina T. Howell

Sabrina T. Howell

Joined Stern 2015

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street,
New York, NY 10012

E-mail showell@stern.nyu.edu
Personal website


Sabrina Howell joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Finance in July 2015.

Professor Howell’s research focuses on entrepreneurial finance, innovation, fintech, energy, and China. She is the recipient of the 2015 AQR Top Finance Graduate Award at Copenhagen Business School and the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

Professor Howell received her B.A. in Economics and East Asian Studies from Yale University and her Ph.D. in Political Economy and Government, Economics track from Harvard University. She previously 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.

Research Interests

  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Energy Finance
  • Innovation
  • China
  • FinTech

Academic Background

Ph.D., Political Economy and Government, Economics Track
Harvard University

B.A., Economics and East Asian Studies
Yale University

Areas of Expertise


  • Political Economy


  • Entrepreneurship
  • Venture Capital/Financing


  • Energy/Environment


  • Corporate Finance


  • Technology & Innovation


  • China