Dr. Chakrabarty Named Edward Jones Endowed Professor of Finance

The John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University has announced the appointment of Bidisha Chakrabarty, Ph.D., associate professor in the department of finance, as the holder of the Edward Jones Endowed Professorship in Finance.

Chakrabarty, who is recognized for her significant service to the University as well as for her teaching and research, has received a number of awards and recognitions including the Outstanding Faculty Award given by the John Cook School of Business Alumni Board, the Kwak Research Award for the best research productive faculty, the ICRIER policy paper grant and the National Stock Exchange of India Research Initiative Grant.

Edward Jones created this endowed professorship in 2007 to position a visionary expert in the field of finance who provides academic leadership in the finance department, focusing their efforts on teaching, research and service.

Chakrabarty is also active in the community as a consultant to the organization Beyond Housing, which helps families facing home foreclosure. She is an accomplished author and researcher on the topics of market microstructure, securities regulation, disclosure and market reaction, and market design and price discovery. She has published in academic journals, including the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Financial Management, Journal of Financial Research and Research in Accounting Regulations. Chakrabarty joined the faculty of the John Cook School of Business in 2003.

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