Ajay Adhikari

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Kogod School of Business, American University

Professor Adhikari teaches financial and international accounting and conducts research focused on determinants of international accounting diversity, international accounting harmonization and accounting infrastructure in emerging markets. In 2009-2010, Professor Adhikari served as the Annual Program Chair for the American Accounting Association. He is a past President of the International Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association. Professor Adhikari has been an EEC Fellow at the Danish Summer Research Institute, Visiting Fulbright Scholar at Kuwait University, a Visiting Professor at Chuo University, Japan, and a Visiting Professor at Beijing Institute of Technology, China. He also serves on the advisory board of the Asian Accounting, Finance and Business Research Unit at Cardiff Business School, United Kingdom. In five separate years, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, and 2004, Adhikari was voted the Kogod Graduate Business Professor of the Year.