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Jayaraman Vijayakumar

Associate Dean, Graduate Programs

Area: Dean's Office

Area: Graduate Studies

Area: Accounting

  • Snead Hall
  • 301 W. Main Street
  • Box 844000
  • Richmond, VA, 23284-4000
  • Office: B3105

Dr. Vijayakumar (VJ) is Professor – Accounting, and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs in the School of Business, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia. His academic qualifications include a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University, India, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and a PhD in Accounting from the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Vijayakumar has published extensively in the areas of State and Local Government Finances and Accounting, Municipal Bonds, and Capital Markets issues relating to Financial Reporting and Insider Trading. His research has been published in leading journals such as the Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, and the Journal of Financial Services Research.

Prior to joining VCU, Dr. Vijayakumar was at Georgia State University, Atlanta. He has also held various senior positions as an Assistant Commissioner in the Internal Revenue Service, Government of India. His work over the years has given him extensive access and exposure to a large number of small, medium, and large enterprises.

Dr. Vijayakumar has served as the President of the Government and NonProfit Section of the American Accounting Association, having previously served that section as Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer, and Director of Research.

He can be reached via email (jvijayak@vcu.edu) or by phone – 804 828 7157