Steve Novakovic joined Ithaca College in August 2017 as an Assistant Professor in the Finance & International Business department in the School of Business. He received his MPS (Environmental Economics) from Cornell University, and BS (Applied Economics) from Cornell University. Additionally, he is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Charterholder. Prior to joining IC, he was an Associate Director at the Office of University Investments in Cornell University. In this role, he participated in the management and investment of the $6.5B endowment, with a focus on alternative investments (e.g. hedge funds, venture capital funds, private debt funds).