Cal is Professor of Operational Risk in Banking and Finance at the UCD College of Business and a Fellow at the UCD Geary Institute.
His research interests are in areas of corporate, financial institution, and environmental finance – with a new focus on operational risks. He has published in international scholarly journals including the Journal of Econometrics, the Energy Economics journal, and the Financial Review.
Previously Cal has worked as a lecturer in finance at the Department of Economics and Finance, Durham Business School. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from Trinity College Dublin. He has been a Visiting Scholar at New York University Stern School of Business, Yale University, at Groningen and Tilburg Universities in the Netherlands and at the London School of Economics.
Cal is a Fulbright Scholar and he has also received other awards and fellowships. These include a Thomas Moran Fellowship from University College Dublin and the Mutual of America Life Insurance and the Barrington Medal from the Statistical & Social Inquiry Society.