13 years of experience
years at AQR
A.B., M.S., Ph.D., Harvard University
Laura is a Principal and senior member of the Global Stock Selection group at AQR Capital Management. In her role, Laura focuses on research and portfolio management across the firm’s equity strategies, leads our efforts in creating custom client equity solutions and oversees a variety of enhancements to the firm’s stock selection models, including in Natural Language Processing. Her research on long-only investing and supply chain climate exposure have been published in the Journal of Investing and Financial Analysts Journal. Prior to joining AQR, she was a financial economist at the SEC, a researcher at the National Bureau of Economic Research and held multiple teaching fellow positions in the economics and computer science departments at Harvard University. Laura earned a B.A. in applied mathematics and economics, an S.M. in computer science and a Ph.D. in business economics, all from Harvard University.