Kemal Saatçioğlu

KEMAL SAATÇİOĞLU
Date: April 16, 2007
Present rank: Assistant Professor
Faculty of Management - Sabancı University
Office:                 FMAN 1025
Phone:                 (0216) 483 96 77
Fax:                     (0216) 483 96 99
E-mail:                ksaatcioglu@sabanciuniv.edu
Kemal Saatçioğlu

1. EDUCATION

2002      Ph.D.     Finance, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
1993      MBA      Finance and International Business, Texas Tech University, USA
1990      M.S.      Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
1989      B.S.      .Mechanical Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Turkey

2. WORK EXPERIENCE

Academic Work Experience:

2005-current      Assistant Professor of Finance, Faculty of Management, Sabancı University
2000-2005         Assistant Professor of Finance, Graduate School of Business and College of 
....................... Administrative Sciences and Economics, Koç University
1999-2000         Visiting Lecturer in Finance ,M. J. Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian 
....................... University
1995-1999         Assistant Instructor, McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at 
....................... Austin
1987-1989         Teaching Assistant, Boğaziçi University

Non-Academic Work Experience:

1993-1994         Project Engineer,Arcelik, Koç Holding, Istanbul
1989-1991         Project Engineer, Consultant, Research Assistant The Robotics Institute, Carnegie 
....................... Mellon University

Courses Taught at Sabancı University:

Managerial Finance, Executive MBA
Portfolio Management, MBA
Financial Management, Undergraduate

Courses Taught at Other Universities:

Koç University:

Managerial Finance I Executive MBA
Financial Modeling in Corporate Finance, MBA
Financial Management II, MBA
Honors Project in Business Administration: Research in Finance, Undergraduate
Financial Modeling, Undergraduate
Corporate Finance, Undergraduate
ntroduction to Financial Management, Undergraduate

The University of Texas at Austin:

Business Finance, Undergraduate
Money, Banking, and Economic Conditions, Undergraduate

Texas Christian University:

Financial Management, Undergraduate

Administrative Positions within University:

2005-2007        Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Faculty of Management
                       Member, University Course Scheduling Committee
                       Member, Finance Area Recruiting Committee
                       Member, Corporate Governance Forum of Turkey (CGFT)
                       Advisor, Undergraduate, MBA, and EMBA students
                       Team Member of Sabancı University Training Node of the European Corporate
                       Governance Training Network (ECGTN), funded by the European Commission under the Marie Curie Research Actions. 

Professional and Public Services outside University:

Reviewer in Scientific Journals:

Ad hoc reviewer for İktisat İşletme ve Finans 
Referee in the Business Panel for projects submitted for funding to TÜBİTAK's Social Sciences and Humanities Research Group

Organizer/Coordinator of Academic Conferences:

2006                  Program Committee, Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Destin, FL, 
........................ USA, 2006 Program Committee, Financial Management Association Annual   
........................ Meeting, Salt Lake, UT, USA.
2005                  Program Committee, Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Key West, 
........................ FL, USA
2005                  Program Committee, Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 
........................ Chicago, IL, USA
2003                  Program Committee, Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting, St. Louis,
........................ MO, USA

Professional Affiliations:

Member, American Finance Association (AFA)
Member, European Finance Association (EFA)
Member, European Financial Management Association (EFMA)
Member, Financial Management Association (FMA)
Member, Southern/Southwestern Finance Association (SFA/SWFA)
Member, Western Finance Association (WFA)
Member, Corporate Governance Forum of Turkey (CGFT)
Member, Corporate Governance Association of Turkey/Türkiye Kurumsal Yönetim Derneği
Academic Relations Committee, TKYD

3. RESEARCH

Research Interest:

- Institutional Investors
- Corporate Governance
- Financial Markets and Market Efficiency
- Market Microstructure
- Emerging Markets
- Corporate Finance
- e-Commerce Applications of Finance

Publications:

Working Papers:

Saatçioğlu, Kemal (2006): Monitoring efficiency of institutional investors on firms experiencing performance declines and subsequent wealth effects.
Saatçioğlu, Kemal (2006): Short-sales, information, and performance: The Nasdaq case. 
Saatçioğlu, Kemal (2006): Impact of Transparency and Disclosure on Foreign Investor Portfolio Choice: Evidence from Istanbul Stock Exchange.
Saatçioğlu, Kemal; Licon, Wendell (2006): Modern Portfolio Theory and the Capital Asset Pricing Model: A Mathematical Survey.
Saatçioğlu, Kemal; Acosta, Alberto; Fehle, Frank (2006): Implementing Implied Trees: The Derman-Kani Approach.
Saatçioğlu, Kemal (2007): Auditor selection, client firm characteristics, and corporate governance: evidence from an emerging market. 

Guest lectures at other educational institutions/ universities:

Saatçioğlu, Kemal, Assistant Professor. University of Texas, Finance Department, Austin. Monitoring Efficiency of Institutional Investors on Firms Experiencing Performance Declines and Subsequent Wealth Effects, November 2006. 

4. ACADEMİC HONORS/ GRANTS/ AWARDS

Awards/Honors/Fellowships:

1997-1998              .The University of Texas at Austin, “David Bruton, Jr. Graduate Fellowship”
1998                       Emerald Reviews, Awarded Citation of Excellence for Originality and 
                              Research Implications “Saatcioglu, Kemal, and Laura T. Starks, The Stock 
............................. Price-Volume Relationship in Emerging Stock Markets: The Case of Latin 
............................. America,  International Journal of Forecasting 14(2), 215-225.” 
............................. (formerlyManagement Intelligence).
1995-1997               The University of Texas at Austin, “University Tuition Fellowship”
1995-1996               The University of Texas at Austin, “Cooper Fellowship in Finance”
1991-1993               Texas Tech University, “ICASALS Scholarship for the MBA program”
1993                       Elected to the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
1993                       Texas Tech University, “Graduated 1st in MBA Class of 1993”
1989                       Turkish Educational Foundation, “TEV Scholarship for Graduate Study”
1989                       Boğaziçi University, “Graduated with Honors”
1985                       Ranked 67th among over 600,000 students in the Turkish National University 
............................. Placement Examination.
1985                       Ranked 10th among over 250 students in the European Math Competition  
............................. organized by European Council of International Schools (ECIS) in Rome, Italy.