Jay Dahya is Visiting Associate Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School. His primary areas of expertise are corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, corporate valuation, and international financial markets. He has taught finance at the undergraduate, MBA, EMBA, and PhD level, and is the recipient of several teaching awards for his efforts in the classroom. His research has been published in leading finance journals including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, among others. Professor Dahya previously held office as vice president of M&A in the capital markets group at a top-tier investment bank, and has been involved in providing training and advisory services to banking institutions, corporations, governments and regulatory agencies, and various law and investment firms around the world. Professor Dahya is Associate Professor of Finance at Baruch College, CUNY, a member of the Doctoral Faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center, and Research Fellow in Finance and Economics at Judge Business School, Cambridge University.