Seyed Mehdian, Ph.D.
Seyed M. Mehdian is a full Professor of Finance in the School of Management. 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, Financial Services Research, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, and Emerging Market Finance and Trade. He is on the editorial boards of several finance journals and serves as the Vice President of the Midwest Finance Association. Seyed has developed and led several study aboard courses to Russia, China, India, Japan, Taiwan, and Germany. He was awarded Fulbright Senior Research Scholar twice in 2007 and 2008 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 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 ad hoc reviewer for numerous professional 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.