Nalinaksha Bhattacharyya, Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Alaska Anchorage is recipient of Harold T. Caven Professorship
The University of Alaska Foundation is proud to announce Nalinaksha
Bhattacharyya, Associate Professor of Finance at the University of
Alaska Anchorage, as the recipient of the Harold T. Caven
The two-year professorship includes a $20,000 award. This award is
intended to enable Bhattacharyya to perform activities and projects
designed to enhance the field of business and finance at UA beyond
those associated with his faculty assignments. Bhattacharyya's
proposed activities include developing teaching material on Personal
Finance tailored toward high school students as well as developing a
primer for students of business on mathematics and statistics.
Bhattacharyya received his bachelor's degree in Mathematics and his
MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He earned a
PhD in Finance from the University of British Columbia; he also
received a PhD in Business Administration from the University of
Calcutta. He has been on staff at the University of Alaska Anchorage
This professorship was established in 1974 with a gift from Mrs.
Loretta Caven, widow of Harold T. Caven. Dr. Caven was a longtime
Alaskan who first came to the state in 1943. He served as a Director
and as a Vice President of the First National Bank of Anchorage.