Kennesaw State economist discusses homeland security on Friday

KENNESAW, Ga. | Mar 14, 2022

Kennesaw State University economist Aniruddha Bagchi will discuss his research on the economic aspects of law enforcement and homeland security during the University’s Research with Relevance program Friday in a virtual presentation at 11 a.m. 

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Aniruddha Bagchi

Bagchi joined KSU in 2006 and was named interim chair of the Department of Economics, Finance and Quantitative Analysis in the Coles College of Business in 2020.

Since 2010, Bagchi has focused his research on security issues. In 2019, he earned the Outstanding Publication Prize from Coles College for the paper “Espionage and the optimal standard of the Customs-Trade Partnership against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program in maritime security,” which was published in the European Journal of Operational Research.

Bagchi earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Vanderbilt University. 

Kennesaw State’s Office of Research is highlighting the research of department chairs and directors during the current season of Research with Relevance throughout the spring semester. Research with Relevance began during the Spring 2020 semester, creating a venue for KSU faculty across disciplines to engage in conversation on a variety of research topics and allow for an audience to participate in the discussion virtually.

For additional information on the talk and to learn about future guests, click here.

– Meagan Lowney


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