Annamaria Lusardi is University Professor of Economics and Accountancy at the George Washington University. Moreover, she is the founder and academic director of the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC), and the co-chair of the G53 Financial Literacy and Personal Finance Research Network (G53 Network). Previously, she was the Joel Z. and Susan Hyatt Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, where she taught for twenty years. She has also taught at Princeton University, the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and Columbia Business School. From January to June 2008, she was a visiting scholar at Harvard Business School. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University and an honorary degree of Doctor of Science (Economics and Business Administration) from the University of Vaasa in Finland.
Professor Lusardi received numerous research awards. In both 2017 and 2021, she was included in the Clarivate list, which recognizes exceptional research influence. In 2009, she served as a faculty advisor for the Office of Financial Education of the U.S. Treasury. In August 2017, she was appointed Director of the Financial Education Committee in charge of designing the national strategy for financial literacy in Italy. In 2019, she was included in the Forbes list of the 100 successful women in Italy. She was recently listed in the top 100 leaders in wealth management in We Wealth.