Svetlana Petrova

Assistant Professor
Accounting and Finance
Phone: (603) 862-3352
Office: UNH Accounting and Finance, Paul College 370C, Durham, NH 03824
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Svetlana Petrova is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics. She earned her Ph.D. in Finance from the Warrington College of Business, University of Florida.

Svetlana's research revolves around FinTech, empirical investments, behavioral finance, and labor effects in corporate finance. Her current research activity primarily focuses on the financial markets’ reactions to cybersecurity breaches. She also conducts research in other related topics, including high-frequency trading and market microstructure, real estate finance, as well as digital economy and regulation under cybersecurity scrutiny.


  • Ph.D., Middle Tenn St Univ
  • Ph.D., University of Florida
  • M.B.A., Moscow Intl Higher Bus School
  • M.S., Financial Univ, Russian Fed
  • B.B.A., Financial Univ, Russian Fed

Research Interests

  • Finance

Courses Taught

  • ACFI 810: Big Data in Finance
  • ACFI/FIN 810/710: Big Data in Finance
  • FIN 701: Financial Policy

Selected Publications

Petrova, S. (2022). Information Technology in Working Capital Management. In T. Barkley, H. K. Baker, & G. Filbeck (Eds.), Working Capital Management. World Scientific.

Petrova, S. (2020, November 12). Northeast Business and Economics Association.