Vojislav Maksimovic is the William A. Longbrake Chair in Finance and Professor of Finance and a Research Affiliate of the Snider Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland in College Park. His recent research focuses on how a firm's organizational structure affects its investment and financing policies, as well as entrepreneurship and firm formation. Maksimovic is interested in international finance, specifically in how a country's legal and institutional environment influences the financing and investment by firms. Maksimovic's research has been published in the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Rand Journal of Economics, Journal of Financial Economics, and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. He has recipient of multiple grants from the National Science Foundation. Maksimovic has BSc.(Econ.) and MSc degrees in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics from the London School of Economics, and a Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University.