Shohini Kundu

Assistant Professor of Finance and Law

Shohini Kundu is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and an Assistant Professor of Law (by Courtesy) at the UCLA School of Law. She teaches Corporate Finance. Her research focuses on three main areas: (I) security design and externalities of financial contracts, (II) financial intermediation and macroeconomics, and (III) emerging market finance.

Kundu received her B.A. in Economics magna cum laude with minors in Computer Science and Mathematics, her MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and her PhD in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Notably, she was the winner of the BlackRock Applied Research Award, finalist in the European Central Bank’s Young Economists’ Competition, and received the Qatar Centre for Global Banking and Finance Young Economist Prize, Eugene F. Fama Fellowship, and Stigler Center Award. She is a Forbes 30 Under 30 Honoree, an Aspen Ideas Festival Fellow, and previously served as a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and a trustee of the Telluride Association.