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Protiti Dastidar

Protiti Dastidar

Associate Clinical Professor and Associate Area Chair

Ph.D. in Finance, Ohio State University

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4514 Van Munching Hall

Dr. Protiti Dastidar is an Associate Clinical Professor at Robert H. Smith School of Business. Prior to joining the Smith School faculty in the Fall of 2011, she was Assistant Professor at Temple University, Philadelphia and the George Washington University, Washington DC. Dr. Dastidar earned her Ph.D. in Finance from the Ohio State University, her MBA in Marketing from Webster University, Austria and her B.A. in Economics from the University of Bombay, India. She has successfully taught in MBA and undergraduate programs, having won several teaching awards. Dr. Dastidar worked as an international management consultant (at KPMG) providing strategic advice for leading companies and government agencies in Europe.

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Primary Research Areas

  • Multinationality and performance
  • Liability of foreignness
  • M&A performance
  • Cross-border waves in M&A

Honors and Awards

  • 2016 — Legg Mason Teaching Innovation Award 
  • 2014 — Elevate Fellows Award
  • 2014 — Teaching Enhancement Committee Award
  • Profiled in the Cherry Tree Yearbook, George Washington University, 2008 • Teaching Award as Faculty Mentor for Jennifer Engels, 2007 Outstanding International Business Student, George Washington University
  • Teaching Award as Faculty Mentor for Julia Pak, 2006 Outstanding International Business Student, George Washington University
  • Finalist for the Haynes Prize, Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2002
  • Finalist for the Best Paper Award, Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2002
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Webster University, Vienna, Austria

Dastidar, Protiti. “International Corporate Diversification and the Performance: Does Firm Self-Selection Matter?” Journal of International Business Studies 40, 71-85 ( January 2009)Dastidar, Protiti, and Sri Zaheer. “Dealing with Information Asymmetry in Cross-border Acquisitions: Distance Matters” (Best Paper Proceedings at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 2010)

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