Dwight Crane is the George Fisher Baker, Jr. Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus, at Harvard Business School and continues to serve as a faculty member in executive programs there. His research has focused on financial institutions and the global financial system. Dwight also served as the senior associate dean of HBS for eight years, and was chair of the HBS Global Corporate Governance Initiative. He has co-authored several journal articles and books, including The Global Financial System: A Functional Perspective (1995) and Doing Deals: Investment Banks at Work (1988), with Robert Eccles. Dwight is a consultant to financial institutions and companies in the United States and abroad, and has served on the boards of a number of private and public companies. He is lead director on the board of Legg Mason Partners Equity Funds, and was formerly a director of the Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation. Dwight earned his MBA at the University of Michigan and his Ph.D. in economics at Carnegie Mellon University.