Sudip Datta

Chair, Department of Finance Mike Ilitch School of Business
Phone: (313) 577-4501


Dr. Datta is Professor of Finance and holds the T. Norris Hitchman Endowed Chair. His research interests and publications span a broad range of finance topics that include mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, executive compensation, initial public offerings of debt securities, capital structure decisions and debt structure choice, insider trading, corporate bankruptcy, corporate pension funding decisions, internal corporate restructuring, and corporate downsizing. He teaches undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. (Finance) courses. A prolific researcher, he has published numerous articles in top finance and management journals, including The Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Business, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Financial Management, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Strategic Management Journal, and the Harvard Business Review. 

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