Ajay  Samant

Professor • Professor of Finance

Accounting & Finance • Coggin College of Business

Areas of Expertise

Financial Markets and Institutions, Banking, Financial Management, Investments


Ph.D. Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.


Dr. Ajay Samant is a Professor of Finance at the Coggin College of Business, University of North Florida. He served as the Dean of the College from 2010-2015. Prior to that, he served at Western Michigan University, Haworth College of Business, as the Chair of the Department of Finance & Commercial Law (2003-2007), Associate Dean (2007-09), and Interim Dean (2009-2010). Dr. Samant's areas of expertise include Banking, Financial Markets and Institutions, Corporate Finance and International Financial Markets. His research is published in prestigious academic journals  and he has been quoted extensively in the media for expert opinions.

SamantContact Information

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(904) 620-2590