Kallapur, Sanjay

Professor, Accounting

Email sanjay_kallapur@isb.edu


Professor Sanjay Kallapur teaches Valuation and Financial Accounting. Prior to joining the ISB, he was a tenured Associate Professor at the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University. He has also taught at the University of Arizona, University of California at Irvine, the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, and National University of Singapore.

Professor Kallapur is a member of the American Accounting Association. He has served as an ad-hoc reviewer for almost all the major accounting journals, and was an editor of The Accounting Review from June 2008 to May 2011. He is also an associate editor of Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics.

He is an External Director of LIC. He has written for popular media, and his work has been quoted by newspapers. Professor Kallapur was the Senior Associate Dean – Faculty and Research.



  • 2007 - Present: Professor, Indian School of Business
  • 2006 - 2007: Associate Professor of Accounting, Indian School of Business
  • 2006 - 2006: Visiting Associate Professor, National University of Singapore
  • 2005 - 2006: Visiting Associate Professor of Accounting, Indian School of Business
  • 2004 - 2006: Associate Professor of Management, Purdue University
  • 1998 - 2004: Assistant Professor of Management, Purdue University
  • 2002 - 2003: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of California at Irvine
  • 1991 - 1998: Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Arizona
  • 1996 - 1996: Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting, Hongkong University of Science and Technology
  • 1989 - 1990: Instructor, Economics Department, Harvard University

In the Media

July , 2012: The Numbers Game, Reporting (E&Y's International Magazine).

May 3, 2011: Chairman Emeritus: India Inc's Timeless Transition, Times of India.

June 20, 2011: Research Quotient, Times of India.

November 17, 2011: We're Hiring, The Wall Street Journal.

July 28, 2011: Satyam case set to drag on as 31 July deadline looms, The Mint.

June 13, 2011: Indian B-Schools Hope Cash Bonuses Fuel Research, Wall Street Journal India Real Time.

December 15, 2011: Teachers Back in Learning Mode, Business Standard.

July 23, 2010: Retraining Faculty, Edu Tech.

January 30, 2009: Satyam and the Independent Directors, blog.

September , 2009: Quote on most influential business book, CNN International.

May 4, 2007: Interview on corporate governance in Indian Govt. Banks, India Knowledge@Wharton.

February , 2002: Mentioned my research on non-audit services, Orange Country Register.

March 31, 2002: Interviewed me on Enron-related accounting matters, The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette.

February , 2002: Interviewed me on Enron-related accounting matters, WIBC - Network Indiana Radio.

December , 2001: Need to Pull Up Auditors for Audit Failures, Rediff.com.

Research & Publications