Bakhtear Talukdar is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater, which houses the largest business school in the state of Wisconsin. He holds two MBAs in Finance, one from the University of Dhaka and one from Willamette University in Oregon, USA, and a PhD in Finance from Florida International University in Florida, USA.
Dr. Talukdar has been teaching finance at the undergraduate and graduate level over a decade. He is proficient in financial modeling, risk analysis, and corporate finance. His current research includes gender and compensation, asset pricing, corporate governance, and stock market volatility. He has published several scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is the author of Bangladesh Bank, Policy Note Series: PN 801 (2007) which recommends governance guidelines for banks and financial institutions in Bangladesh. Dr. Talukdar also worked as a financial consultant to small and medium businesses. He has also worked at Florida International University, Portland State University, University of Dhaka, Daffodil International University, State of Oregon, Citibank N.A., and Bangladesh Bank (Central Bank of Bangladesh). Dr. Talukdar is a recipient of the highly prestigious Fulbright Scholarship funded by the US Department of State.