Dr. Neelam Rani is an Associate Professor in the area of Finance. She is a Fulbright Scholar. She holds PhD from the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Governance. She got Fulbright Doctoral and Professional Fellowship at Rutgers Business School, The State University of New Jersey, Newark USA. She has also been an Exchange Scholar under the Bilateral framework at Thammasat University, Thailand.Dr. Rani is recipient of various awards such as NSE prize for Best Thesis in Financial Economics, outstanding paper awards by Amity International Business School, Indian Institute of Capital Markets, IIT Roorkee. She has been awarded 3E Innovative Young Researcher Award. She has been awarded various travel grants. Dr. Rani has co-authored a book on Mergers and Acquisitions published by Springer. Dr. Rani has published research papers in the journals of international repute. Her areas of interest include mergers and acquisitions, cross-border acquisitions, corporate governance, financial markets and corporate finance.