Aiyesha Dey - Faculty & Research - Harvard Business School
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Aiyesha Dey

Høegh Family Associate Professor of Business of Administration

Accounting and Management

Aiyesha Dey is the Høegh Family Associate Professor of Business of Administration in the Accounting and Management Unit, teaching the Financial Reporting and Control course to MBA students. Prior to joining HBS, she was a member of the accounting faculty at the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, after which she joined the accounting group at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. During the 2016–2017 academic year, she was a visiting scholar at the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA) at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, where she was involved in several policy initiatives and research.

Professor Dey conducts research in the areas of corporate governance, behavioral finance, and financial reporting and disclosures. She serves on the Editorial Advisory and Review Board of The Accounting Review and Contemporary Accounting Research, and is a reviewer for several leading journals. In addition, she is the founder of Competing for a Cause, a 501c3 charity that represents a community of philanthropic athletes and artists who use their passions to raise funds and awareness for important causes. 

Professor Dey earned her BS in mathematics with honors from Calcutta University, for which she received the National Scholar Award from the government of India. She obtained an MBA in accounting and finance from International Management Institute, and continued her graduate studies at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, where she earned a PhD in business administration.