Dhananjay Nanda

Professor
Vice Dean, Faculty and Research

Phone:
(305) 284-3122
Locator Code:
6531

 
About

Biography

Dhananjay Nanda is a vice-dean of faculty and research and professor of accounting at the Miami Herbert Business School. He teaches Managerial Accounting, Strategic Control and Financial Reporting, and Leadership issues in Control. He taught managerial accounting, cost and control systems at the Duke University Fuqua School of Business from 2002-2008 and the University of Michigan Business School from 1997-2002.

His research focuses on the incentive aspects of performance evaluation and compensation systems as they relate to corporate financial reporting and disclosure activities. His recent research focuses on accounting information’s role in resolving uncertainty about managerial ability, the role of boards of directors in affecting managerial incentives in both public and non-profit firms, and managers’ voluntary disclosure behavior. DJ’s research has been presented at numerous universities, international and national conferences and has been published in the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Accounting Studies and the Journal of Operations Management.

Nanda won several research and teaching awards and his work has been recognized internationally. He has also been involved in consulting engagements at a number of domestic and international firms. He has taught in executive education programs at Indian School of Business, Seoul National University, INSEAD, FGV and University of Munich.

Career

Education

1997Ph.D. Business Administration University of Rochester William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration
1993M.S. Management Science University of Rochester William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration
1986B.Sc. Mathematics, Statistics and Economics Bombay University St. Xavier's College

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Financial reporting | Managerial incentives | Corporate governance | International accounting

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Financial reporting | Managerial incentives | Corporate governance | International accounting

Professional Experience

2008 - Professor, Accounting, Miami Herbert Business School
2008 - Faculty member, Johnson A. Edosomwan Leadership Institute
2012 - Board member, International Financial Reporting Institute
2010 - 2013Academic Director, CFO Roundtable, South Florida Chapter
2004 - 2008Associate Professor, Duke University Fuqua School of Business
2006 - 2008Visiting Associate Professor, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
2002 - 2004Assistant Professor, Duke University Fuqua School of Business
1997 - 2002Assistant Professor, University of Michigan School of Business
1996 - 1997Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Michigan School of Business

Honors & Acknowledgements

Cesarano Teaching Leadership Award, University of Miami School of Business, 2016
Outstanding Management Accounting Paper Award, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, 2015
Distinguished Contribution to the Accounting Literature Award, American Accounting Association, 2014
Excellence in Teaching award, in the Executive MBA program, University of Miami School of Business, 2013
Excellence in Teaching award, “Best Core” teacher in the MBA program, University of Miami School of Business, 2011
Journal of Financial Economics All Star, 2007
Research

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: International institutions and governance | Voluntary disclosure policies | Managerial ability and style

Publications

With Khrystyna Bochkay and Roman Chychyla "Dynamics of CEO Communication Style" [Link]


With Helena Isidore and Peter Wysocki "On the Relation between Financial Reporting Quality and Country Attributes: Research Challenges and Opportunities" [Link]


With John Barrios, Pietro Bianchi and Helena Isidore "Boards of a Feather: Homophily in Foreign Director Appointments Around the World" [Link]


Shane Dikolli, William Mayew and Dhananjay Nanda “CEO Tenure and the Performance-Turnover Relation." Vol. 19. (Review of Accounting Studies. 2014).


Rajesh Aggarwal, Mark Evans and Dhananjay Nanda “Nonprofit Boards: Size, Performance and Managerial Incentives,” Vol. 53, No. 1-2 (ournal of Accounting and Economics. 2012).


Christian Leuz, Dhananjay Nanda and Peter Wysocki “Earnings Management and Investor Protection: An International Comparison,” Vol. 69, No. 3 (Journal of Financial Economics. 2003).