Bachelor, Robert College, Istanbul, 1964. Master of Business Administration, University Tulsa, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1970.
Instructor, Middle East Technology U., Ankara, Turkey, 1966-1967;
associate professor, U. Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1970-1973;
professor, U. Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1973-1985;
J.L. Mosle professor, University Texas, Austin, 1985-1989;
J.A. Elkins professor finance, University Texas, Austin, since 1989. Visiting scholar Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1976-1977, Merril Lynch visiting professor, 1983-1984. Visiting professor U. B.C., Vancouver, 1978-1979.
Consultant treasurer department Province of Alberta, 1975, Alberta Government Telephones, 1982, 85, Columbia Securities Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, Canada 1984.
With Turkish Army, 1986. Member American Finance Association, Western Finance Association (president 1984-1985), American Economic Association, Finance Management Association, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Hale Hatice Yorukoglu, August 27, 1964. Children: Serra, Atilla.