Office of the Dean

Latha Ramchand

Dean
Professor, Finance

Bauer Dean Latha Ramchand

Latha Ramchand is Dean and Professor of Finance at the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston. Her expertise is in the areas of international and corporate finance and leadership development. She has worked to deliver programs in business development, energy education, and diversity in the workplace. She has worked with clients in industries ranging from energy and banking to business performance and human resource optimization.

Her work has been recognized through awards from the Financial Management Association. She is a recipient of the 2012 Executive MBA Mid Con Excellence Award and the UH Faculty Excellence Proclamation awarded by the Houston City Council in 1995. Prior to joining academia, Latha worked in the banking industry. She is a CFA charter holder and a member of the Houston Society for Financial Analysts.

Latha received her Ph.D. in finance from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. She is a gold medalist in Economics from Bombay University where she graduated with a Master's degree in Economics. She has lectured at programs offered at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, the Indian School of Business and the University of Houston.