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Sonal Kumar

Sonal Kumar is an Assistant Professor in the Finance Department at Bryant University. Dr. Kumar received her Ph.D. in Corporate Finance from Concordia University, Canada. Her teaching interests include financial management, investment analysis, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and behavioral finance. Dr. Kumar’s research examines gender and racial/ethnic diversity in corporations, financial impact of inequalities against women and minority professionals and incorporating corporate social responsibility in a global context. Her research work received second best paper award in 2017 Indian Finance Association and has presented in academic conferences including Financial Management Association (FMA), Southern Finance Association (SFA) and Eastern Finance Association. She has been awarded several awards for academic excellence during her Masters and PhD program.

Ph D, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University

MS, Odette School of Business, University of Windsor

MS, Panjab University

Financial Management Association (FMA) Travel Grant , 2019

Humberto Santos Award , 2018

Business Ph.D Scholarship , 2014

Dean's List for Academic Excellence , 2013

Gold Medal for Academic Excellence , 2012

Financial Management, Investment Analysis, Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Behavioral Finance.

Corporate Finance, Gender/Ethnic Diversity in Corporations, Corporate Governance