Dr Navajyoti Samanta is an associate professor at the University of Leicester. Dr Navajyoti Samanta was previously at Sheffield as a lecturer in commercial law. Much of Dr Samanta’s teaching and research is focused on empirical company law and corporate governance. Dr Samanta’s doctoral research quantitatively investigated the long term impact of adopting shareholder primacy corporate governance on growth of financial markets in a multi-country framework. Prior to commencing her doctoral studies, Navajyoti worked as an Assistant Professor at National Law University, Orissa.