Thomas D. Shohfi Financial Economist Office of Markets Education Summary Ph.D. Financial Economics, University of Pittsburgh MBA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill B.A. Computer Science and Mathematics, New York University Fields of Interest Financial reporting and disclosure Behavioral finance Institutional investors Professional Experience Financial Economist Division of Economic and Risk Analysis U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 2022-present Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance Lally School of Management Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2015-2022 Publications De Franco, Gus, Thomas Shohfi, Da Xu, and Zhiwei Zu, 2022, Fixed Income Conference Calls, Journal of Accounting and Economics. Chen, Huimin and Thomas Shohfi, 2022. Do Sell-Side Analysts Play a Role in Hedge Fund Activism? Evidence from Textual Analysis, Contemporary Accounting Research. Working Papers Francis, Bill, Wenyao Hu, Thomas Shohfi, and Roger M. White, 2022, Are Managers 'Under-the-Weather' During Earnings Conference Calls? Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Brown, Nerissa, Francis Bill, Wenyao Hu, Thomas Shohfi, Daqi Xin, and Tengfei Zhang, 2022, Gender and Earnings Conference Calls, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.