Shivaram Rajgopal is Professor of Accounting and Auditing at Columbia Business School where he was Vice Dean of Research from 2017 to 2019.
Shivaram Rajgopal is Professor of Accounting and Auditing at Columbia Business School. He has also been a faculty member at Duke University, Emory University and the University of Washington.
Professor Rajgopal’s research focuses on financial reporting, earnings quality, fraud, executive compensation and corporate culture. His research is frequently cited in the popular press, including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Bloomberg, The Fortune, Forbes, Financial Times, Business Week, and The Economist. He teaches fundamental analysis of financial statements for investors, managers, and entrepreneurs, as well as a doctoral seminar on accounting regulations.
He is the departmental editor of the accounting component of Management Sciences. He is also Associate Editor of the Journal of Accounting and Economics and former Editor-in-Chief of Contemporary Accounting Research. He served on the editorial board of The Accounting Review from 2003 to 2011.
He has received numerous awards such as the 2006 and 2016 American Accounting Association (AAA) Literature Award, the Financial Analysts Journal Graham and Dodd Scroll Awards, and the 2008, 2012 and 2015 Glen McLaughlin Awards for Research in Accounting Ethics.