Gokhan Sonaer, Ph.D.
Gokhan Sonaer , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Finance
Palumbo Donahue School of Business
Contact Information
448 Rockwell Hall
Pittsburgh, PA, 15282
Phone: 412.396.4315 Fax: 412.396.4764

Gokhan Sonaer is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Palumbo-Donahue School of Business. He is currently teaching Financial Markets and Institutions and Business Finance courses for undergraduate students. His teaching interests are primarily in Investments, Corporate Finance, and Financial Markets and Institutions. Prior to joining Duquesne University Dr. Sonaer taught at Virginia Tech while pursuing his doctoral degree.

His research interests include mutual funds and irregularities related to market efficiency. He presented his work at 2009 and 2010 Annual Meetings of Financial Management Association.

Gokhan Sonaer received his Ph.D. degree in Finance from Virginia Tech University and his M.B.A. degree from University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He also holds M.S. and B.S. degrees in Civil Engineering. Prior to joining academia, he worked at Finansbank as a financial analyst. Some of his responsibilities include assessing financial position of corporations, preparing financial analysis reports, and making recommendations to the loan committee in making credit granting and extensions.