Jay Dahya is professor of finance at Baruch College, the City University of New York and adjunct associate professor in finance at Columbia Business School, Columbia University in New York City. He has also taught classes for Purdue University, INSEAD, Oxford University, Helsinki School of Economics, Reims University, GISMA, and London School of Economics, among others.
Professor Dahyas interests include: corporate finance and governance; company valuation; mergers and acquisitions; international financial markets and institutions; investments; and fixed income.
Before entering academia, he was senior vice president of M&A in the capital markets and investment banking group at Merrill Lynch, and a senior analyst in the bankruptcy and restructuring team at Andersen Consulting. He has consulted and/or undertaken training assignments for Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers, Citi, Morgan Stanley, Blackrock, China Construction Bank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, British Airways, Rockwell Automation, and Volkswagen, among others. He has also worked as advisor to the E.U. Monopolies and Mergers Commission, City Panel on Takeovers, SEC, NYSE, LSE, Shenzen Stock Exchange, Stock Exchange Board of India, NYS Public Authorities, and UNHCR.
Professor Dahya has received teaching awards for his work in the classroom including the Commitment to Teaching Excellence Award EMBA (Columbia Business School), Beta Gamma Sigma Teaching Excellence Award and the Dean’s Teaching Excellence List (each year from 2001 through 2009); and numerous research awards, including the Fulbright Award, and the Eugene M Lang Faculty Research Fellowship, and the Carnegie Research Award, among others
His research has appeared in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Corporate Finance, and Financial Review, among others. His work has also been cited in newspapers and magazines, including The Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, and Business Week.