Ahmet K. Karagozoglu, Ph.D.
C.V. Starr Distinguished Professor of Finance & Investment Banking
Academic Director of Martin B. Greenberg Trading Room
Department of Finance, Zarb School of Business
Hempstead, NY 11549-1270
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Dr. Karagozoglu’s Bio
Dr. Ahmet K. Karagozoglu has been awarded the C.V. Starr Distinguished Professor of Finance and Investment Banking in 2016 and has been serving as the Academic Director of the Martin B. Greenberg Trading Room at Zarb School of Business since 2005. Dr. Karagozoglu has been voted by the Zarb School of Business students as the Distinguished Teacher of the Year and received his award during Hofstra’s Spring 2009 Commencement.
Dr. Karagozoglu’s primary research interests are in the area of algorithmic trading, financial modeling, credit risk, futures markets, option pricing, market microstructure, interest rate derivatives and risk management. His work has been published in the Review of Finance, the Journal of Futures Markets, the Journal of Portfolio Management, the Financial Review, the International Review of Financial Analysis, the Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, the Journal of Fixed Income, the Review of Futures Markets, the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, the Research in International Business and Finance, the Journal of Risk Finance and in the Journal of Risk Model Validation. Research
He has presented papers at the annual conferences of the Financial Management Association, the Eastern Finance Association, the Midwest Finance Association, the Multinational Finance Society, and the 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 Chicago Board of Trade Research Seminar. Presentations
Dr. Karagozoglu served as Assistant Professor of Finance from 1999 to 2005, tenured Associate Professor of Finance from 2005 to 2012 and Professor of Finance from 2012 to 2016. Dr. Karagozoglu received the Dean’s Research Award in 2000 and in 2012 as well as the Service Award in 2007 at the Frank G. Zarb School of Business. Dr. Karagozoglu served as the Coordinator of the Hofstra-Erasmus Summer Program from 2003 to 2005.
Prior to coming to Hofstra University, Dr. Karagozoglu taught full-time at Baruch College both at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Dr. Karagozoglu received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Bogazici University, Istanbul Turkey. He received his 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.