Professor Shantanu Dutta

Associate Professor in Finance, TELFER School of Management, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

Shantanu Dutta is Associate Professor in finance. He previously taught at University of Ontario Institute of Technology, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia and Assumption University, Bangkok as a full-time faculty member. Before his career in academe, he served as a Finance Manager and Project Controller at Lafarge – a world leader in construction materials. Professor Dutta teaches 3rd-year corporate finance, among other courses. He has taught courses in financial management at the MBA level as well as courses in corporate governance, entrepreneurial finance, mergers & acquisitions, international financial management, and advanced corporate finance applications.

Shantanu Dutta’s research focuses on mergers and acquisitions, media coverage and financial decisions, corporate governance, market efficiency, dividend policy and technology management.

He has a excellent publication track record and his research articles appear in numerous international and national journals. Professor Dutta has also participated and presented papers in many scholarly conferences. He is a recipient of a SSHRC grant and Barclays Global Investors Canada Research Award (2006) for the best paper on the Canadian security market. He received the ‘Highly Commended Award’ at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2009 and 2014 for a study published in the International Journal of Managerial Finance.

Dr. Dutta holds Bachelor of Technology (Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Kanpur)), MEM (Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Kanpur)), M.B.A. (Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, THAILAND), Ph.D. (Carleton University, Ottawa, CANADA)

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