Seyed Mehdian, Ph.D.
Seyed M. Mehdian is a Professor of Finance in the School of Management, Honorary Professor of Finance at the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi” in Iasi, Romania, and Visiting Professor of Finance at the Romanian American University in Bucharest, Romania. Prior to joining University of Michigan-Flint, he taught at Temple University, Western New England University, Ohio State University, and University of Baltimore. Seyed has published sixty scholarly articles in professional/academic journals such as Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Services Research, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Real Estate Research, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Emerging Markets Review, Global Finance Journal, and Emerging Market Finance and Trade. He is the editor-in-chief of the European Journal of Finance and Banking Research and is on the editorial board of the Annuals of Economic and Business and the Valuation Journal (evista de Evaluare). He has been serving as the Vice President of the Midwest Finance Association since 2008.
Seyed has developed and led several study aboard courses to Russia, China, India, Japan, Taiwan, and Germany. He was awarded the Fulbright Senior Research Scholar in 2007, 2008, and 2012 to carry out research and teaching in Romania. Seyed regularly travels to Romania to deliver lectures and conduct research projects at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University in Iasi and Romanian American University in Bucharest. He has served as a member in a number of doctoral dissertation committees. Seyed has been reviewer of several books such as "An Introduction to the Mathematics of Financial Derivatives" by S. Neftci, "Investment: An Introduction," by H.B. Mayo, and "Cases in Financial Management" by E.F. Brigham. He has been reviewer for numerous finance journals such as Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Financial Research, Financial Review, and many others. Seyed is the recipient of the 2001 University of Michigan-Flint Faculty Scholarly and Creative Achievement Award and Erasmus+ Scholarship (sponsored by European Union) in 2016. Seyed is the recipient of the School of Management Service Award in 2014 and 2015.