Dr. Somnath Das

Professor and Coordinator of Accounting PhD Program

Department of Accounting


  • Assistant Professor, Walter A. Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley

Classes Taught

  • Introductory & Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • Introductory & Advanced Managerial Accounting
  • Research Methods

Research Interests

  • Analysts’ and Management Earnings Forecasts
  • Earnings Management
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Healthcare costs


  • PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
  • M. Phil, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Management, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India
  • BS, (First Division Honors in Physics), St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, India