Professor of Finance, Bhagwan Chowdhry began his teaching career at UCLA Anderson in 1988. Here he found "an opportunity to work with and learn from outstanding faculty colleagues and an ability to work with students on projects that will make a difference in the world." During his tenure he has also been a visiting professor and lecturer at a variety of institutions, including the University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and the Indian School of Business. He is an advisor for the Stellar Development Foundation. His research interests are in international finance and corporate finance and strategy, topics on which he has published several papers in economic and finance journals. He has served on the editorial boards of a number of finance and economic journals, including the Journal of Finance, American Economic Review and the Journal of Political Economy. He co-founded Financial Access at Birth initiative. He is currently the faculty director for Impact@Anderson at UCLA.