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Rajiv D. Banker


Rajiv D. Banker

Rajiv D. Banker

Title: Professor & Merves Chair
Department: Accounting and Information Technology Accounting

Office: Alter Hall 461
Phone: 215.204.2029

Dr. Banker is the Merves Chair in Accounting and Information Technology at the Fox School. He is a world-renowned scholar, an innovative leader and a distinguished teacher. He received a Doctorate in Business Administration from Harvard University concentrating in Planning and Control Systems. Prior to joining the Temple University, Dr. Banker was the Dean and Anderson Chair in Management at the A. Gary Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Riverside. He also has held distinguished professorial and endowed chair positions at Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Minnesota and the University of Texas at Dallas.

Dr. Banker is internationally recognized as a leader in interdisciplinary research in management. His interests range from analytical modeling to statistical analysis of emerging business questions, often in collaboration with business or policy organizations. He has published more than 100 articles in prestigious research journals including Management Science, Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Operations Research, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Communications of ACM, IEEE Transactions in Software Engineering, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, and Econometrica.

One of his papers is ranked fourth highest in citations in the 50-year history of Management Science. Dr. Banker is recognized by the ISI Web of Science as one of only 243 scholars in management and economics for fundamental contribution to science. He has served in senior editorial capacity on leading research journals in information systems, accounting and operations management.

Dr. Banker has been the recipient of three teaching awards, and has supervised nine award-winning doctoral dissertations.