Nikhil (Nik) Varaiya, Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Programs
Nikhil (Nik) Varaiya is Director of Graduate Programs and Professor in the Finance Department at SDSU.
He has taught in the Executive MBA Program since 1990, and is Chair of the Executive MBA Program Executive Committee.
His additional teaching experience has included the Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University in Dallas and the School of Business Administration, University of Washington in Seattle.
He has also taught extensively in executive programs of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University and SDSU.
Dr. Varaiya has been the recipient of the Outstanding Executive MBA Program Faculty Award on numerous occasions.
His research interests are in the areas of entrepreneurial finance,
mergers and acquisitions, valuation, and strategic management. His
articles have appeared in such publications as Bankers
Magazine, Financial Executive, Financial Analysts Journal, Journal
of Finance, Management Science and Strategic Management Journal. He has completed a study, Share Repurchases: Causes, Consequences,
and Implementation Guidelines for the Financial Executives Research
Foundation. Nikhil is past President of the San Diego Chapter of
Financial Executives International. He is past President and Charter Member of TiE - San Diego, an organization serving the needs of entrepreneurs. He is a past Chairman, Board of Directors of the
USE Credit Union and served as a Board member from 1993 to 2000.
Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle.
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