Mohan Venkatachalam
R. J. Reynolds Professor of Business Administration in the Fuqua School of Business

Mohan Venkatachalam is the R.J. Reynolds Professor of Business Administration at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and is the Faculty Director for Fuqua’s Alliance with Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan.  Professor Venkatachalam received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1996 and is a Chartered Accountant from India. He has worked for several years as an Accountant and Internal Auditor in India and the Middle East.   

Prior to joining Duke, Professor Venkatachalam was a faculty member at Stanford University, and has taught several courses including Financial Accounting, Financial Analysis and Executive Compensation.  He has published research papers on a wide range of topics in valuation, nonfinancial performance measures, accounting disclosures, derivatives and corporate governance.  His most recent work involves the role of verbal and nonverbal managerial communication in financial markets.  He is an Editor of the Accounting Review and serves on the Editorial Board of Review of Accounting Studies and Contemporary Accounting Research.  

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