Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; MBA, Thunderbird School of Global Management; B.A., Koc University
Seda Durguner research interests are in the area of Banking and Financial Institutions, Corporate Finance, Household Finance, and Financial Economics. Before joining the Marshall School of Business, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Northeastern University in Boston and she was also a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Washington DC. Professor Durguner presented several of her academic papers at governmental organizations such as U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of the Comptroller of Currency, FDIC, Bank of Canada, and also in national finance conferences. Professor Durguner also taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she was recognized numerous times for her teaching. Her teaching portfolio includes microeconomics, managerial economics, corporate finance, and financial markets courses. Before her academic background, Professor Durguner worked several years as an analyst in the financial sector.