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Sudip Bhattacharjee

Thomas M. Wells and Kathy Dargo Professor
Sudip Bhattacharjee
3054 Haycock Road, Rm. 362
Falls Church, VA 22043


Ph.D.  University of Massachusetts


Judgment and Decision Making, Auditing, Financial Reporting, Management Control Systems


Sudip Bhattacharjee is a Professor of Accounting and Information Systems at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He has a Ph.D. in Business Administration (Major in Accounting) from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. In addition, he earned an MBA in Finance from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a Bachelor of Commerce (Major in Financial Accounting and Auditing) from the University of Bombay, India.

Professor Bhattacharjee’s research interests include examining decision making in accounting and auditing contexts using behavioral decision theory. He seeks to understand judgment and decision making within the accounting and auditing contexts in an effort to understand and enhance real-world decision making. His research has been published in several top-tier academic journals such as Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Behavioral Research in Accounting, and Accounting Horizons. He has received The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) award for Access to Audit Personnel.

His teaching interests include undergraduate and graduate courses in financial accounting, management accounting, cost accounting, and management control systems. He has taught in the MBA program as well as in the Executive MBA program. Professor Bhattacharjee was previously on the faculty at Suffolk University where he received the Dean’s Recognition Award for Teaching Excellence. At Virginia Tech, he has received the Warren Holtzman Outstanding Educator Award and the MBA Teaching and Service Award.