Svetlana Petrova

Assistant Professor
Accounting and Finance
Office: UNH Accounting and Finance, Paul College, 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 PhD 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, as well as digital economy and cryptocurrencies under cybersecurity scrutiny.


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

Research Interests

  • Finance