2015 DRSCA recipient

Dr. P.K. Sen,

Professor, School of Business

Dr. P.K. Sen is a Professor in the School of Business at UW Bothell. He joined the faculty in 2012, bringing with him a distinguished record of research from his previous career at the University of California, Berkeley, the University at Buffalo, and the University of Cincinnati. He has 19 articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as a book chapter. His publications have a high citation index, with his 1998 co-authored article “Impact of Strategic Alliances on Firm Valuation” and his 1990 co-authored article “The Predictive Ability of Geographic Segment Disclosures” being especially highly regarded in the field. The former received a Citation of Excellence for Highest Quality Rating from the Editorial Advisory Board, ANBAR Management Intelligence, U.K. in 1998. The latter was reprinted in a prestigious research collection on this topic.

Dr. Sen is recognized by his field – in addition to the recognition of his work noted above, his paper was selected for the Best Paper Award in Accounting Education at the Asian Academic Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Sydney, 2006. His collaborative work “The Persistence of the Small Firm/January Effect: Is it Consistent with Investors’ Learning and Arbitrage Efforts?” has been recognized by the media. He is interested in mentoring junior scholars, and has acted as the Doctoral Colloquium Coordinator for the Asian Academic Accounting Association for the last five years. Dr. Sen’s emphasis on mentoring, collaboration and co-authorship in research is reflected in his support for colleagues at UWB: Since his arrival, he has initiated three collaborative efforts with junior colleagues in the School of Business, which have resulted in three presentations at prestigious conferences.

He continues to maintain an active research profile, with nine additional conference presentations of his work since his arrival at UWB. His arrival at the School of Business at UWB has raised the ranking of the School in the field of Accounting by two additional places, indicating the contribution of his research presence to the UW Bothell community.