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Sanjay Deshmukh

  • Professor and Director, MS in Finance Program
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  • Department of Finance & Real Estate
  • (312) 362-8472
  • 1 E. Jackson Blvd.
    DePaul Center 5500
    Chicago, IL 60604

Academic Degrees

PhD, Finance, Boston College, 1997
MS, Finance, Boston College, 1990
MBA, Finance, University of Scranton, 1989
BS, Mathematics, Osmania University, 1986


Sanjay Deshmukh is a professor of finance and director of the Master of Science in Finance Program at ​DePaul University and is also a CFA charter holder. He was the recipient of DePaul’s Quality of Instruction Council Excellence in Teaching Award in 2004 and 2017 and the Gus Economos Distinguished Teaching Award in 2017.

In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Deshmukh has several refereed publications and completed papers under review at journals. Some of his most recent refereed publications include “Informed Short Selling around SEO Announcements” (2017) and “Short Selling and Firm Operating Performance” (2015). His current research focuses on shelf registration of security issues and on implications of short selling for corporate finance.

Deshmukh has also been the director of the Master of Science in Finance Program for the Driehaus College of Business since 2008.