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Rama Malladi, Ph.D.

Title: Professor
Email: rmalladi@csudh.edu
(310) 243-3560

Contact Preference: Email

Areas of Expertise

Finance, Investments, Alternative Investments, Financial Analytics, Corporate Finance

Professional Background

Malladi teaches corporate finance, investments, and financial modeling classes at CSUDH, and has taught 22 finance and investments classes at the undergraduate and M.B.A. level at several universities in Southern California. His research areas include asset management, alternative investments, and risk management. Malladi has published in peer-reviewed academic journals, such as the Applied Economics and Journal of Asset Management.

Malladi has served in several leadership positions, including president and Board of Governor of the CFA Society Los Angeles. He holds chartered financial analyst, chartered alternative investments analyst, financial risk manager, and project management professional designations, and is a subject matter expert in financial analytics. Malladi has hands-on and managerial experience in this area and provided consultancy services to firms such as Starbucks, National Stock Exchange, Wachovia Securities, Toyota Financial Services, Deloitte Consulting, British Telecom, British Gas, IBM UK, Hewlett-Packard, Lockheed Martin, and Tata Consultancy Services, etc.


English, Hindi, Telugu


Ph.D., in Finance, EDHEC Business School, France

M.B.A., UCLA Anderson School of Management, Los Angeles

International Experience

France, U.K., India

During the last 24 years of his career spanning USA, Europe and Asia, he has led groups focusing on the financial analytics, risk management and alternative investments.

Related News Stories

Idaho Matters: Economic Achievements of Idaho Blacks, NPR, 2023

Rama Malladi Wins Excellence in Service Award, CSUDH Campus News Center, 2022

CSUDH Awarded More Than $1.8 Million to Conduct Cannabis Industry Research, CSUDH Campus News Center, 2020