JC de Swaan

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JC de Swaan has been teaching at Princeton since the Spring of 2009 as a lecturer in the economics department. He teaches freshman seminar on ethics in finance and a joint undergraduate and graduate course on Asian capital markets.  He also teaches at the University of Cambridge.  Additionally, he is a partner at Cornwall Capital, an investment fund based in New York.  Prior to that, he was an investment professional at an Asia-dedicated hedge fund and a management consultant at McKinsey & Company.  He received his B.A. from Yale University, an MPhil from the University of Cambridge, and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School. He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.  He grew up in Paris in a bicultural French-American family.  He lives with his wife Sun-Sun and two daughters in New York, commutes to Princeton, and is always keen to meet up with students in the Rocky dining hall.