Arvind Mahajan

Texas A&M University System Regents Professor,
Presidential Professor for Teaching Excellence,
Piper Professor for Scholarly and Academic Achievement
Lamar Savings Professor of Finance

Biography

Dr. Arvind Mahajan is Texas A&M University System Regents Professor, Presidential Professor for Teaching Excellence, Piper Professor for Scholarly and Academic Achievement, Lamar Savings Professor of Finance at Texas A&M University. He served as Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Director of the CFA Institute Affiliation Program, Director of the Aggies on Wall Street Investment Banking Program, Director of the MS Finance Program, Associate Director of the Center for International Business Studies and the Center for International Business Education and Research. His articles have appeared in the leading finance and international business journals. He is or has served as associate editor/editorial board member of Journal of International Business Studies, Global Finance Journal, Journal of Advances in Management Research, Journal of Asia-Pacific Business, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, International Journal of Economic Sciences and Applied Research, Journal of International Finance, International Journal of Global Business and Competitiveness and North American Journal of Economics and Finance. He was Vice President of the North American Economics and Finance Association, served on the Fulbright Scholars Awards Advisory Committee as well as on the Board of Directors of The Washington Campus in Washington, D.C.

Professor Mahajan has won virtually every teaching award on campus including at the State of Texas level.  In recognition of his contributions to graduate education, Mays Business School has named its Executive MBA and Professional MBA Faculty Excellence Awards after him. He was named the Presidential Professor for Teaching Excellence, and is the recipient of  the George H.W. Bush Excellence Award for Faculty in International Teaching, the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Excellence in Teaching Award, the Association of Former Students of Texas A&M University’s Distinguished Achievement Award (twice) as well as its Distinguished Teaching Award, the Executive MBA Faculty Recognition Award (four times), the Full-Time MBA Dan Robertson Outstanding Faculty Award (thrice), the Professional MBA Excellence in Teaching Award, the Texas A&M University Honors Program Teacher/Scholar Award, among others. The Wall Street Journal named him one of the most effective professors in its 2008 survey of all major Executive MBA programs in the World. He received the Distinguished Alumnus Awards from the University of Scranton and the Delhi Public School.

Dr. Mahajan’s industry and Wall Street experience includes serving as Vice President of a printing and publishing firm and full time Senior Consultant to Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company (now JP Morgan Chase & Co.) in New York. He has trained executives and consulted for organizations in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. These include Amoco, Baker Hughes Inc., Brown and Root Inc., Halliburton Company, U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Energy Association, CEZ Czech Electric Generating Company, Upper Austria Chamber of Commerce, Kuwait Institute of Banking Studies, National Bank of Kuwait, Agricultural Bank of China, PetroChina (Daqing) Ltd., LUKOIL Overseas Holdings, Ltd. (Moscow), SsangYong Business Group of Korea, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, State Trading Corporation of India, among others.

 

Research

Title Year Type

Information Content of Web-based Stock Ratings: The Case of Motley Fool CAPS Data

Journal of Advances in Management Research

2018 Article