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Progyan Basu

Clinical Professor | 2014 Undergraduate Studies Faculty Fellow

Office: 
4333R Van Munching Hall
Phone: 
301-405-4042
Education: 
Ph.D., University of Nebraska
Bio: 

Dr. Basu has over 30 years of experience teaching accounting at the 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 has been recognized for his contributions to the undergraduate and EMBA programs at Smith School and received the Allen C. Krowe Teaching Excellence Award for the (2012), CIBER Award for Teaching Innovation Global Learning (2018), and Distinguished Teaching Awards for multiple years (2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16). At the University of Maryland level, he has been recognized for his contributions to improving the learning experience of University of Maryland students by being selected as a Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars Program Outstanding Faculty Mentor (2013-14), Teaching and Learning Transformation Center Elevate Fellow (2014-15), and UMD Undergraduate Studies Faculty Fellow (formerly, Lily Fellows) (2014-15). 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 Faculty Director for Smith PT MBA program, as a Cohort Director for Smith’s Executive MBA Program, as well as a Faculty Champion for Accounting Teaching Scholars Program (Fellows program for Smith undergraduates).