Ahmet K. Karagozoglu
Professor of Finance
Degrees: PHD, 1999, CUNY Baruch Coll; MBA, 1994, Univ Wisc Oshkosh; BS, 1992, Bogazici Univ
Dr. Karagozoglu received a B.S. in industrial engineering from Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey. He received an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. He earned an M.Phil. 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 for the best dissertation.
Prior to coming to Hofstra University, Dr. Karagozoglu taught full time at Baruch College at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Recently he taught an international financial management course in the Hofstra-Erasmus summer program at Erasmus University of Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
Dr. Karagozoglu received the Frank G. Zarb School of Business Dean's Research Award for 2000. His primary research interests are in the areas of futures markets, option pricing, market microstructure, interest rate derivatives and risk management. His work has been published in the Journal of Futures Markets, the Financial Review and the Journal of Fixed Income. He has presented papers at annual conferences of the Financial Management Association, the Eastern Finance Association, the Midwest Finance Association and the International Association of Financial Engineers. He has also presented his research at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and was invited to participate in the Chicago Board of Trade Research Seminar.
Dr. Karagozoglu is a member of the American Finance Association, the Financial Management Association, the Eastern Finance Association, the Multinational Finance Society, the International Association of Financial Engineers and the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society.