Christina Atanasova joined the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University in 2007. She holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Leeds, UK and has been in the faculty at the University of York, a Visiting Professor at Université Dauphine Paris, Auckland University of Technology and an Erskine fellow at the University of Canterbury.
Her research has focused on issues in empirical corporate finance such as corporate governance, capital structure and risk management. She has published in leading academic and practitioner journals. She has been an associate editor for the Bulletin of Economic Research since 2004 and is currently a member of the editorial board of the Financial Analyst Journal.