Burdin Hickok is an adjunct Assistant Professor at New York University – School of Professional Studies, where he teaches corporate finance, macroeconomics, and international business management. He has over 25 years of global financial markets experience in client-facing positions with top tier New York investment banks including Lehman Brothers, Swiss Bank and Bankers Trust. Following his career on Wall Street, Mr. Hickok served for three years in Iraq as an economic advisor to the U.S. Department of State and the Government of Iraq. While serving in Iraq he received the State Department’s Superior Honor Award and the Expeditionary Diplomacy Award. Mr. Hickok continues as an occasional guest contributor on CNBC where he discusses the ongoing crisis in Iraq and Syria as well as developments in the volatile global oil markets.
Mr. Hickok has a BA from Denison University and conducted graduate work in international economics and politics at the University of Virginia and Johns Hopkins’ School of Advanced International Studies.