Dr. Tharindra Ranasinghe, Assistant Professor of Accounting and Information Assurance, joined the Robert H. Smith School of Business in 2016. Prior to joining the Smith School, Tharindra was a faculty member at the Singapore Management University. His teaching interests include both financial and managerial accounting. Tharindra conducts empirical research on hedging and derivative instruments, executive compensation, and voluntary disclosure. His research has been published in the Accounting Review and Journal of Accounting and Public Policy. Tharindra earned his doctorate degree from the University of Houston and he is also a CFA charterholder. Tharindra also possesses industry experience as a management accountant and a buy-side financial analyst.