Sudip Bhattacharjee, associate professor of accounting and information systems in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech, has been reappointed as the Konrad W. Kubin Junior Faculty Fellow by Virginia Tech President Timothy D. Sands and Senior Vice President Provost Mark G. McNamee.

The Konrad W. Kubin Junior Faculty Fellowship in Accounting and Information Systems was established by alumni and friends of Konrad W. Kubin, a faculty member in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems from 1972 to 2003. Kubin has taught auditing and financial accounting and was active in the accounting profession. For many years, he ran the Accounting and Auditing Conference, co-sponsored by the department and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Konrad W. Kubin Junior Faculty Fellows retain the fellowship for a three-year period but can be reappointed. Bhattachajee has held this appointment since 2009.

A member of the Virginia Tech community since 2001, Bhattacharjee teaches in the National Capital Region and is active in his department's Ph.D. program. He has served on seven Ph.D. committees and has chaired four Ph.D. dissertations since 2010.

Bhattacharjee has published 14 peer-reviewed journal articles and one book chapter and has made 21 presentations at national accounting meetings. Five of his publications are in the top academic accounting journals. He also had a paper in a leading auditing journal.

Bhattacharjee received a bachelor's degree from the University of Bombay (India), a master's degree from Virginia Tech, and a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts.

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