Eugene Fama and Kenneth French describe how the academic model has shaped Dimensional’s ideas, culture, and investment process. We are proud of our investment philosophy that is based in academically proven, objectively sound investment principles. Eugene Fama has been named a co-recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. Kenneth French is the Roth Family Distinguished Professor of Finance at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He is an expert on the behavior of security prices and investment strategies.