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Dr. Canchepuram Narayanaswamy

Professor of Finance

Office: 271
Accounting, Economics, and Finance
College of Business


Dr. C. R. Narayanaswamy obtained his Ph.D. in Finance from Temple University and Master of Science in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University. He joined Clayton in 2004. His publications have been cited in journals and scholarly work including Annals of Statistics, Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Nature Genetics, and Journal of Marketing. He is currently a Professor of Finance and a CFA charter holder.


BE, Mechanical Engineering, University of Madras, 1970

MBA, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, 1976

MS, Computational Finance, Carnegie Mellon University, 1997

Ph D, Finance, Temple University, 1984

Intellectual Contributions

C. R. Narayanaswamy, D. Raghavarao, Principal component analysis of large dispersion matrices, Journal Of Royal Statistical Society – 1991

Khamis Bilbeisi, C R Narayanaswamy, Chau Dinh, WAS THE DOLLAR TREE – FAMILY DOLLAR MERGER SYNERGIC? FINANCIAL STATEMENTS ANALYSIS, Journal of Business, Economics and Finance – September 1 2018

Canchepuram R Narayanaswamy, Essentials of Online Course Design: A Standards-Based Guide” by Marjorie Vai and Kristen Sosulski: A book review, Journal of Education for Business – February 22 2017

Contracts, Grants, and Sponsored Research

C.R. Narayanaswamy, Student Success Faculty Development Grant (Problem-Based Learning), Clayton State University, Clayton State University, 1500, Funded –  September 2005 to May 2007

Service to the University & University System of Georgia

University, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Committee Member –  Fall 2018 to May 2021

College, Promotion and Tenure Committee, Committee Chair –  Fall 2009 to Spring 2018