Sudip Bhattacharjee, professor of accounting and information systems in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech, has been named the Thomas M. Wells and Kathy Dargo Professor in Accounting and Information Systems by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
The Thomas M. Wells and Kathy Dargo Professorship in Accounting and Information Systems was established in 2017 to support teaching and research excellence in the Pamplin College of Business.
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 2001, Bhattacharjee teaches in the National Capital Region and is active in his department's Ph.D. program.
He is an internationally recognized scholar in behavioral accounting, examining judgment and decision making in auditing and accounting. He has published 19 journal articles, six of which appear in the field’s top journals. External reviewers have noted the impact of his research contributions on advancing scholarship and auditing practice.
In addition to his research, Bhattacharjee is also a recognized student mentor. He has participated on 12 doctoral dissertation committees, chairing five. He has taught a range of courses in behavioral and financial accounting, financial statement analysis, and management control systems.
Bhattacharjee received a bachelor's degree from the University of Bombay (India), a master's degree from Virginia Tech, and a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts.