Dr. Dutta earned his Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and an M.B.A. in Finance from the State University of New York at Binghamton.

His main research interests include hedge funds, real estate finance, market microstructure and market efficiency.

He has published his work in Journal of International Financial Markets Institutions and Money, Banking and Finance Review and Accounting and Finance Research. Summary of his work has been published in the CFA Digest as well. He has also presented his work at major finance conferences.

He has taught Corporate Finance, Investments and Financial Markets and Institutions at both Undergraduate and Graduate levels.

Dr. Dutta is the Co-Advisor of the SCSU Chapter (the Zeta Nu Chapter) of Delta Mu Delta.