Stefan Petry

Contact details

Room 11.029, Level 11
The Spot
198 Berkeley St (Building 110)

Postal address

Department of Finance
Level 12, 198 Berkeley St,
University of Melbourne,
Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia

Personal Web Page


Stefan Petry joined the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne in 2010. His primary research interests include empirical corporate finance, corporate governance, financial markets and the intersection between these fields.

Dr. Petry teaches a Master in Finance class with 160 students and an undergraduate class in Corporate Finance with 600 students. In 2012, he introduced a new mobile app into his teaching to improve the interaction and learning experience in large subjects. The project, jointly carried out with two colleagues from the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT), was awarded a Teaching Innovation and Staff Development grant.

Dr. Petry received his MSc in Business Administration from EBS University, and MPhil and PhD from the University of Cambridge. During his PhD studies, Dr. Petry was a visiting scholar at the NYU Stern School of Business and the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Research Interests

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Markets


Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge. (2011)
Master of Philosophy in Management Research, University of Cambridge. (2006)

Teaching responsibilities

  • FNCE90018 - Corporate Financial Policy (Semester 2)