Urooj Khan is an associate professor in the accounting division at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin. He is also a fellow at the Institute of Corporate Governance and Finance at the New York University School of Law. Previously, he was the Class of 1967 Associate Professor of Business at Columbia Business School where he also served as the Assistant Director of the Program of Financial Studies’ initiative on the future of banking and insurance and a faculty advisor to the India Business Initiative. Between 2014 and 2015, he was a part-time researcher with the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Financial Research.
Professor Khan’s research examines issues related to financial institutions, financial crises, debt contracting, regulatory enforcement and accounting standard setting. His research has been published in leading accounting and economics journals and he is the recipient of American Accounting Association’s 2012 Competitive Manuscript Award, 2018 Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award, 2018 FARS Best Paper Award, and 2021 FARS Special Contribution Award.
Professor Khan holds an honors Bachelor of Commerce degree from Shri Ram College of Commerce of Delhi University, a Master of Science in Accounting from Syracuse University, and a Master of Science and Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Washington.