Ahmet K. Karagozoglu is an associate professor in the Department of Finance of the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University. Additionally, he is the academic director of the Trading Room, and serves as the coordinator of the Hofstra- Erasmus Summer Study Abroad Program.
In his academic and professional work, Dr. Karagozoglu's primary research interests are in the area of futures markets, option pricing, market microstructure, interest rate derivatives and risk management. With many publishing credits to his name, Dr. Karagozoglu's research has appeared in the Journal of Futures Markets, Financial Review, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Review of Futures Markets, and Journal of Fixed Income. He has presented papers at the annual conferences of the Financial Management Association, Eastern Finance Association, Midwest Finance Association, Multinational Finance Society, and International Association of Financial Engineers. He has also presented his research at the Asia-Pacific Futures Research Symposium and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and was invited to participate in the Chicago Board of Trade Research Seminar.
Prior to joining Hofstra University's faculty, Dr. Karagozoglu taught full-time at Baruch College, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels. He received a B.S. in industrial engineering from Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, and an M.B.A from the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. Dr. Karagozoglu earned a master's degree in philosophy of business and a Ph.D. in finance at Baruch College of the City University of New York, where he received the Oscar Lasdon Best Dissertation Award. In 2000 Dr. Karagozoglu received the Dean's Research Award in the Frank G. Zarb School of Business. He was recently selected as the 2006 faculty inductee for Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society. -WB