Our Team

Our Faculty Shape Policy and Inform Critical Issues

The MQE program offers instruction from outstanding faculty who provide students with the opportunity to engage in critical discussion on a diversity of topics. Student-focused coursework and hands-on learning provide lifelong skills that will help you thrive over the course of your career.

Faculty Leadership

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Jinyong Hahn

Professor and Department Chair,
UCLA Economics

hahn@econ.ucla.edu

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Aaron Tornell

Professor of Economics and
Faculty Director, UCLA MQE

aarontornell.mqe@econ.ucla.edu

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Zhipeng Liao

Professor and MQE Faculty Advisor for APAC Engagement

zhipeng.liao@econ.ucla.edu

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Team Members

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Sam Borghese

Lecturer, UCLA MQE and
Associate Director, MQE Quant Lab

srborghese@g.ucla.edu

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Renata Horvatek

Assistant Director,
Student Engagement & Operations

renata@econ.ucla.edu

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Jessica Cheng Jacobs

Assistant Director,
Career Programs & Marketing

jjacobs@econ.ucla.edu

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Nathan Kunz

Lecturer
UCLA MQE

nkunz@econ.ucla.edu

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Nicole Lamberti

Associate Director of
Academic Affairs

mqe-office@econ.ucla.edu

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Shany Mahalu

Senior Director,
Corporate Engagement

smahalu@econ.ucla.edu

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Amy Mutchnick

Director of
Academic Affairs

amym@econ.ucla.edu

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Fiona (Wei) Tang

APAC Consultant
of Corporate Relations

fionatang@econ.ucla.edu

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Katie Ward

Senior Director, Academic Collaboration
and Lecturer, Professional Development

kward@econ.ucla.edu

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