Sudhakar Raju

Sadakhar Raju
Professor of Finance
College of Business, Influence and Information Analysis
Conway 311

Additional Positions 

Visiting Faculty, Quantitative Methods, Harvard University
DBA Faculty, Creighton University


Ph.D. Economics and Finance, Northern Illinois University
M.P.A. Public Administration, Harvard University

Professional Licensures and Certifications 

FRM, Global Association of Risk Professionals - 2003


Sudhakar Raju, Ph.D., is a professor of finance and business intelligence and analytics. He has served as a consultant to several organizations, including the World Bank, UNDP, Chicago Board of Trade, Kuwait Investment Fund, Bahrain Stock Exchange and numerous commercial and central banks. 

Raju has been teaching at the Harvard Kennedy School's summer quantitative program for the last 10 years. He is a recipient of both the Missouri Governor's Award for Teaching Excellence and the Harvard Kennedy School Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence.

He is certified as a Financial Risk Manager (FRM) by the Global Association of Risk Professionals. An accomplished scholar, Raju has published several papers on risk management, hedging, investing, as well as macroeconometrics.