Major Coleman IV is an Assistant Professor of Finance. His main areas of research are investments, behavioral finance, and real estate capital markets. His current research focuses on investor sentiment in the stock market and housing market. His prior research about subprime lending and the housing bubble received national media coverage, and has been frequently cited in scholarly work. Coleman was previously an analyst in the Fixed-Income, Currency, and Commodities division at Goldman Sachs. Major earned a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of California, Irvine.