Dr. Bora Ozkan is an associate professor of finance at Temple University’s Fox School of Business, where he also serves as academic director of the school’s Online MBA and Online BBA programs. He joined the Fox School in 2014 from Tulane University, where he served as an adjunct lecturer of Economics, and Southeastern Louisiana University, where he functioned as an adjunct lecturer of Accounting and Finance.
Ozkan’s research interests are corporate finance, emerging markets real estate, and business education. His work has earned publication in journals like the International Journal of Economics and Finance, the International Journal of Business and Society, Management Research Review, and the Journal of Education for Business.
Ozkan has taught courses like Financial Modeling and Applied Corporate finance at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, where he implemented latest experiential learning tools into his curriculum. He has been a frequent speaker at educational conferences like Bloomberg for Education and Equity Markets Seminar.
Professionally, Ozkan worked as the director of international marketing at Alexander & Hamilton, Inc., in New Orleans, where he oversaw the international marketing and credit reports departments, while also managing international legal cases and expansion strategy. He completed his bachelor’s degree studies in Science and Economics at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey, and he obtained his master’s degrees in Financial Economics and Business Administration from the University of New Orleans, where he also earned his PhD in Financial Economics on a Dean’s Scholarship.