April Knill

April Knill

April Knill

Courtesy Professor of Law
Contact Information

Florida State University
College of Business
Phone: 850.644.2047


Ph.D. (Finance), University of Maryland at College Park, 2005
M.B.A., University of Maryland at College Park, 1999
B.S., Salisbury University, 1994

April Knill is the Gene Taylor/Bank of America Professor of Finance and the Associate Director of the BB&T Center for Perspectives on Free Enterprise at the Florida State University College of Business. While pursuing her doctoral degree she worked at The World Bank as a consultant. Her research interests are international finance, venture capital/private equity, and the intersection between law, finance and politics. She has published in academic journals including the Journal of BusinessJournal of Financial and Quantitative AnalysisJournal of International Business StudiesFinancial ManagementEuropean Financial ManagementJournal of Corporate Finance, and Journal of Financial Intermediation.