Diksha Kakkar

Diksha Kakkar

Ph.D.; CS; M.Com

Visiting, Assistant Professor

School of Business, Chandigarh, Block A


Dr. Diksha Kakkar, Assistant Professor, Post Graduate Department of Commerce & Management, SD College, Chandigarh joined University of Fraser Valley as Visiting Faculty in January, 2016. She holds a Ph.D in finance from University Business School, Punjab University, Chandigarh. She also completed Company Secretaries course from Institute of Company Secretary of India, New Delhi in 2004.

She has worked as Research Fellow at University Business School, Panjab University from 2003 to 2007. She joined SD College in 2007. She has fourteen years of teaching experience to graduate and post-graduate students of University Business School, Panjab University and SD College.  She has also provided training to students in association with Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Chandigarh Chapter. Her area of specialisation is Accounting and Finance, Company Law and Corporate Governance. She is teaching Introductory Financial Accounting II (BUS 144) and Management Accounting (BUS 247) to BBA students at University of Fraser Valley, Chandigarh since 2016.

She has more than ten years of research experience and published twelve research papers on topics such as corporate governance and firm performance, corporate social responsibility, corporate reputation, corporate performance measures and perceptions about mutual fund investment and their performance. She has authored two books and completed one research project sponsored by University Grants Commission, New Delhi.