Santhosh Ramalingegowda
J.M. Tull School of Accounting

Professor, Deloitte Faculty Fellow, J. Hatten Howard III Teaching Professor

A330 Moore-Rooker Hall
610 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA, 30602
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PhD, Accounting, The Pennsylvania State University, 2006


Student Career Development Award, University of Georgia, 2016

Student Career Development Award, University of Georgia, 2015

Student Career Development Award, University of Georgia, 2014

J. Hatten Howard III Teaching Professor, The Honors Program at University of Georgia, 2013

Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Georgia, 2012

Dissertation Research Grant, Pennsylvania State University, 2005

Doctoral Consortium Fellow, American Accounting Association, 2005

G. Kenneth Nelson Fellowship, Pennsylvania State University, 2004

Smeal College of Business Fellowship, Pennsylvania State University, 2003

Donald M. and Regina Harrison Scholarship, Pennsylvania State University, 2002

Research Interests

  • Corporate Governance
  • Institutional Investors
  • Financial Reporting Quality

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Ramalingegowda, S, Utke, S., and Yu, Y. Common institutional ownership and earnings management. accepted for publication in Contemporary Accounting Research
  • Qian, H., Ramalingegowda, S., and Zhaodong, Z. 2019 The Roles of Institutional Investors in the Failure of Newly Public Stocks. Journal of Financial Research
  • Ramalingegowda, S, and Yu, Y. 2018. The Role of Accounting Conservatism in Capital Structure Adjustments. Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance
  • Koo, D., Ramalingegowda, S, and Yu, Y. 2017. The Effect of Financial Reporting Quality on Corporate Dividend PolicyReview Of Accounting Studies. 
  • Santhosh Ramalingegowda. 2014Evidence from impending bankrupt firms that long horizon institutional investors are informed about future firm valueReview Of Accounting Studies
  • Santhosh Ramalingegowda, Chuan-San Wang, and Yong Yu. 2013.The Role of Financial Reporting Quality in Mitigating the Constraining Effect of dividend policy on Investment DecisionsThe Accounting Review 
  • Santhosh Ramalingegowda and Yong Yu. 2012Institutional investors and accounting conservatismJournal Of Accounting And Economics
  • Ben Ayers, Santhosh Ramalingegowda, P. Eric Yeung. 2011.Hometown Advantage: The effects of monitoring institution location on financial reporting discretionJournal Of Accounting And Economics
  • Bin Ke and Santhosh Ramalingegowda. 2005Do institutional investors exploit the post-earnings announcement drift?Journal Of Accounting And Economics.

Editorial Appointments

Associate Editor, Journal of Accounting Auditing & Finance, 2018 - present

Editorial Board Member, Accounting and Business Research, 2017 - present