Jitendra Aswani is a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard University. He has a Ph.D. in Finance from Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University. Before joining the Fordham, he did his M.Phil. (Economics) from Indira Gandhi Insitute of Development Research (IGIDR) and B.S. (Chemical Engineering) from National Insititue of Technology (Jaipur) in India. He has also worked for the national oil company of India for a small stint.

His research focuses on corporate governance, ESG / CSR, corporate finance, debt markets, and behavioral finance. He has presented his research at well-known finance and economics conferences such as The Econometric Society meetings, SFS Cavalcade North America, Western Finance Associate (WFA), American Finance Association (AFA, Doctoral Session), MIT Asia Conference, Financial Management Association (FMA), China International Conference in Finance (CICF), Royal Economic Society (RES) Annual Meeting, North East Universities Development Consortium (NEUDC), and similar others.