St. Mary's University 1 Camino Santa MariaSan Antonio, TX 78228 +1-210-436-3011 St. Mary's University logo William Joseph Chaminade St. Mary's University, Texas



  • Ph.D., McGill University, 1988
  • M.B.A., McGill University, 1978
  • B. Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, 1975


  • Corporate finance
  • Financial management
  • International business
  • International finance
  • Investments


Prasad Padmanabhan, Ph.D., joined the Bill Greehey School of Business in 2002. He previously held full-time positions at San Diego State University, Pennsylvania State University, Vanderbilt University, McGill University and Concordia University.

Padmanabhan has also offered several seminars to corporate executives and taught in Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Jamaica, Trinidad, Mexico, South Africa, Canada and the Ivory Coast.

Currently, he serves as the faculty adviser to the St. Mary’s University chapter of the global student organization, Enactus. This chapter has won numerous regional awards over the last five years.


A prolific researcher, he has published more than 25 articles in several prominent, professional and academic journals including International Business Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Management International Review, Journal of International Management, Financial Review, Journal of Global Business, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Global Finance Journal, and Financial Analysts Journal. He is also the Global Associate Editor for the Journal of Information Technology Case and Applications Research.

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