A. Sinan Cebenoyan

A. Sinan Cebenoyan

Joined Stern 1998

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 9-150
New York, NY 10012

E-mail sc71@stern.nyu.edu
Personal website


Sinan Cebenoyan joined New York University Stern School of Business as a Visiting Associate Professor of Finance in 1998, and became an Adjunct Professor of Finance in 2001.

Professor Cebenoyan is a Professor Emeritus of Finance at Hofstra University, and also teaches at NYU Stern. He has held faculty positions at ALBA (Athens Laboratory of Business Administration) in Athens, Greece, the University of Baltimore, Fordham University, SUNY at New Paltz and Hofstra University. At these institutions he taught a wide variety of courses in finance and economics. He specializes in risk management in financial institutions, banking and corporate finance. His publications appeared in the Review of Economics and Statistics, Financial Management, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Services Research, Financial Review, Global Finance Journal and the Real Estate Economics (former AREUEA Journal) among others. He has also worked as a referee for a number of finance journals. Professor Cebenoyan's work on risk management and efficiencies in banking, determinants of failure in banking, and foreign direct investment have been cited extensively in leading academic journals in banking and finance. He is an active member of various academic associations.

In 1998, at the University of Baltimore, Professor Cebenoyan made it to the "Top Ten" faculty based on teaching evaluations, and in 1997, he was awarded the "Merrick Teaching Stipend for Outstanding Contributions in Teaching." At the University of Baltimore, Professor Cebenoyan chaired the Department of Economics and Finance from June 1993 to June 1997.

In 1996, Parris N. Glendening, Governor of the State of Maryland, appointed Professor Cebenoyan to the State Banking Board for a term expiring in July 1, 2000.

Professor Cebenoyan received his B.A. and M.A. in Economics from Bogazici University (former Robert College) in Istanbul, Turkey in 1976 and 1978 respectively and his Ph.D. in Finance from New York University in 1986.

Research Interests

  • Banking
  • Corporate Finance

Courses Taught

  • Corporate Finance
  • Foundation in Financial Markets
  • Risk Management in Banking

Academic Background

Ph.D., Finance, 1986

M.Phil., Finance, 1982

M.A., Economics, 1978
Bogazici University

B.A., Economics, 1976
Bogazici University

Areas of Expertise


  • Corporate Finance
  • Credit/Debt Markets
  • Risk Management