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Ananda Roop Ganguly

Ananda Roop Ganguly, Indian economics and accounting educator. Grantee/fellow Case Development, 1993, Arthur Andersen & Company Foundation, 1994, University Pittsburgh, 1996, University Illinois, 1997, Caterpillar Inc., 1998, Marcos Massoud Chair of Accounting, 2010, Robert Day School of Economic & Finance, Claremont McKenna College.


  • Ganguly, Ananda Roop was born on October 19, 1963 in Kolkata, India. Arrived in United States, 1988, naturalized. Son of Purna Nanda and Kalyani Ganguly.

  • Education

    • Bachelor Commerce with honors, St. Xavier's College, University Calcutta, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pittsburgh, 1996.


    • Part-time lecturer University Pittsburgh, 1991-1995. Lecturer University Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, 1995, assistant professor, 1995—2004. Assurance research fellow Assurance and Advisory Services Center, Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler LLP, 1999-2000.

      Visiting assistant professor Purdue University, 2004—2007. Associate professor economics and accounting Claremont McKenna College, 2007—2010. Associate professor economics & finance Robert Day School Economics & Finance, Claremont McKenna College, since 2010.

      Session chair, conference organizer in field. Ad-hoc reviewer American Accountant Association, Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Management Science, The Accounting Review, Auditin: A Journal of Practice & Theory, since 1996. Faculty advisor undergraduate case-study competitions Deloitte and Touche, 1995-2004.

      Consultant new accountancy curriculum development Nanyang Technology University, Singapore, 2000-2001.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member focus groups Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Pittsburgh, 1994. Faculty mentor summer research opportunities program for minority students University Illinois, 1997, 99, 2002. Member American Accounting Association (doctoral consortium fellow 1994), American Economic Association, Society for Computational Economics, Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Mensa.



    Creative writing, computers, chess, photography, target shooting.


    • Married Dianne Hammes, July 4, 2003.
    • father: Purna Nanda
    • mother: Kalyani Ganguly
    • spouse: Dianne Hammes
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    Born October 19, 1963
    (age 54)
    • 1985
      St. Xavier's Coll
    • 1996
      University Pittsburgh
    • 1991 - 1995
      Part-time lecturer, University Pittsburgh
    • 1995
      lecturer, University Illinois
    • 1999
      assurance research fellow, Assurance and Advisory Services Center
    • 2004 - 2007
      visiting assistant, professor Purdue University
    • 2007 - 2010
      associate, professor economics and accounting Claremont McKenna College
    • 2010
      associate, professor economics & finance Robert Day School Economics & Finance
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