School of Business and Management

Dr Deven Bathia


Lecturer in Finance

Telephone: +44(0) 20 7882 6500
Room Number: Room 4.14, Bancroft Building, Mile End Campus


Student drop-in and feedback hours
Wednesday: 9.30-11.30am

Programme Director International Financial Management MSc   

Dr Deven Bathia is a Lecturer in Finance at Queen Mary University of London. He undertook his PhD in Finance at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, Ireland, examining asset pricing implications of investor sentiment. His principal research interests lie in the fields of behavioural finance, asset pricing, investments and corporate governance. He has participated and presented his research in a number of international conferences including Financial Management Association, European Financial Management Association, Eastern Finance Association, Emerging Scholars in Banking & Finance and Infiniti Conference. Deven has previously held lectureship position at Newcastle University Business School, and has over seven years of experience in the accounting and asset management industry. He currently holds a visiting faculty position at Management Development Institute, India.


Research Interests:

  • Behavioural Finance
  • Asset Pricing
  • Investments
  • Corporate Governance


  • Bathia, D., and Bredin, D., 2018. Investor Sentiment: Does it augment the performance of asset pricing models? International Review of Financial Analysis (forthcoming).
  • Bathia, D., Bredin, D., and Nitzsche, D., 2016. International sentiment spillovers in equity returns. International Journal of Finance and Economics 21(4), 332-359.
  • Bathia, D., and Bredin, D., (2013). An examination of investor sentiment effect in G7 stock market returns. European Journal of Finance, 19(9), 909-937.  


Current Doctoral Students

Second supervisor: 

  • Shafaq Malik
  • Rukaiyat Yusuf
  • Jiaxin Wang
  • Praveen Gupta