Academic Affairs

Leading the Academic Mission of UM-Flint

Academic Affairs comprises several units led by the two Colleges and three Schools of the University. Academic Affairs includes:

Yener Kandogan

Yener Kandogan joined the University of Michigan-Flint in 2002. He currently serves as interim provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, as well as interim dean for the School of Management, where he is a professor of international business. He is also a faculty associate at the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies of the University of Michigan. 

He received his PhD in economics from U-M in 2001 before teaching at U-M and the University of Notre Dame. Since 2006, he has served in an administrative capacity for the School of Management, as associate dean since 2007, and as interim dean since 2021.  

He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in international business, international finance and economics. His research areas include international alliances, free trade agreements, foreign direct investment, international assignments, network analysis of trade, immigration and trade, political economy and trade, and the role of culture/language on trade. 

He has more than 30 academic publications in various international business and economics journals, including the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, International Business Review, Journal of Business Ethics, European Journal of International Management, Thunderbird International Business Review, Applied Economics, Review of International Economics, Journal of Economic Integration, and European Journal of Political Economy among others. He served as a referee to many journals in international economics and business literature. 

A native of Turkey, he is also fluent in French.