Dr. Gowri Shankar teaches courses in corporate finance, investments, risk management and financial and managerial accounting. He is a CFA charter holder and was awarded a Certificate of Distinguished Performance by the Institute of Management Accountants in the CMA and CFM exams.
His research in corporate finance, investments and insurance has been published in the Financial Review, Economics Letters, Journal of Investing, Journal of Insurance Issues and other journals. Before starting on an academic career, Dr. Shankar worked in the finance divisions of multinational companies in India and Nigeria.
He has undergraduate and graduate degrees in accounting and finance from Bangalore University, Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad and Syracuse University. Dr. Shankar has also taught at SUNY-Oswego, Cornell, Syracuse and Bangalore University.