Dr. Rafi joined the Engler College of Business in 2018. He received a BBA with a major in Finance from University of Dhaka in Bangladesh in 2009, an MS in Finance from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2012 and a Ph.D. in Finance from Louisiana State University in 2018. Dr. Rafi teaches Business Finance, Managerial Finance and Financial Analysis. His other teaching interests include Financial Market and Equity Investments. Dr. Rafi’s current research interests include corporate payout policy, earnings manipulation and real estate finance.