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Progyan Basu

Tyser Teaching Fellow | 2014 Undergraduate Studies Faculty Fellow

Department: 
Accounting & Information Assurance
Office: 
4333R Van Munching Hall
Phone: 
(301) 405-4042
Education: 
Ph.D., University of Nebraska
Bio: 

Dr. Basu has over 25 years of experience teaching accounting at undergraduate and graduate levels. He has also taught accounting courses and seminars for professionals in the US and abroad. His research interests include financial accounting, and he has had a number of academic presentations and publications.  He was recognized for his contributions to the undergraduate and EMBA programs at Smith School, and was awarded the Krowe Teaching Excellence Award for the 2011-12 academic year.  Basu also received several teaching awards and recognitions at his previous appointment at the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.

At the Smith School, Basu teaches Financial and Managerial Accounting at the EMBA level, and Financial Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis for undergraduates. He also serves as a Cohort Director for Smith’s Executive MBA Program, as well as a Faculty Champion for Accounting Teaching Scholars Program.

Basu was selected for the 2014 Undergraduate Studies Faculty Fellows at the University of Maryland.  During the 2014-15 academic year, the Fellows will participate in a faculty learning community that will consider the challenges and opportunities in teaching large enrollment courses, and seek to understand and define these courses as uniquely important for student success. It is an honor for Basu to represent the Smith School of Business and be recognized for his contributions in improving the learning experience of University of Maryland students.