Ph.D., Georgia State University, Finance, 1988
M.B.A., West Georgia College, 1982
M.S., Bombay University, India, Engineering, 1974
B.S., Roorkee University, India, Engineering, 1971
Professor Thapa specializes in corporate and international finance. Other areas of interest include small business finance and financial institutions. His current research focus is on international finance. He teaches courses in corporate and international finance. Professor Thapa has published in a number of journals such as Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business & Accounting, International Journal of Accounting, Global Finance Journal, and others. In addition, he has over twenty conference papers and presentations. He is a recipient of the award for research and creativity and a number of summer research grants in the College of Business Administration. He is a member of several professional associations.