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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

 

Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. Thursday and Friday classes also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday.

Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert.

Global Studies Committee - Samanta Thapa

Dr. Samanta Thapa

Dr. Samanta Thapa

Professor - Finance, Adjunct Professor - Entrepreneurship

Office:  GH 319
Phone:  270-745-2926
Email:  samanta.thapa@wku.edu

Research

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.

Bio

Ph.D., Finance, Georgia State University
M.B.A., West Georgia College
M.S., Engineering, Bombay University, India
B.S., Engineering, Roorkee University, India

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.

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