Madhav Rajan joined the Chicago Booth faculty on July 1, 2017, as Dean and George Pratt Shultz Professor of Accounting.
Before coming to Booth, Madhav spent 16 years on the faculty of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, where he held various administrative roles and oversaw the MBA program. Previously, he spent 11 years on the faculty at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
As Dean of Booth, Madhav has focused on deepening the school’s ties to the University of Chicago, attracting and retaining the best faculty, completing the new Hong Kong campus, and sustaining positive momentum in the University campaign during its final year.
Madhav’s primary area of research interest is the economics-based analysis of management accounting issues, especially as they relate to the choice of internal control and performance systems in firms.