Shriya Shekhar

Shriya Shekhar


Ph.D. Student



Mike Ilitch School of Business
2771 Woodward Avenue
Room 448
Detroit, MI 48201

Shriya Shekhar

Academic Programs

  • Finance

Research and teaching interests

Executive behavior and decision making

Mergers & Acquisitions

Capital structure choices

Debt maturity structure





Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India, MBA, Finance
Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth, USA, MBA, Spring exchange
Miranda House, Delhi University, India, B.A. Honors Economics


Shriya Shekhar is pursuing her Ph.D. in Finance at Mike Ilitch School of Business, Wayne State University. Her research interests include IPO underpricing, bank monitoring, M&A value creation and executive decision making. She teaches undergraduate (Finance) courses.

She has about eight years of experience in financial services and analytics and has worked at firms such as Deloitte Touché Tohmatsu India LLP and CRISIL, a Standard & Poor’s company. She has worked for clients including banks, NBFCs, microfinance institutions and investment management firms. She has worked on projects involving portfolio compliance, credit risk assessment, structured finance ratings, shortfall estimation, credit enhancement sizing, and surveillance of rated instruments.


Graduate Student Assistantship, Fall, Winter, and Spring/Summer Semesters, 2017-2018
Graduate Research Assistantship, Fall, Winter, and Spring/Summer Semesters, 2018-2019
Thomas C. Rumble Fellowship, Fall and Winter Semesters, 2019-2020