Professional Bio:

Iordanis Karagiannidis is the Associate Dean of Curriculum, Finance and Outreach at the Tommy and Victoria Baker School of Business at the Citadel. He is also an Associate Professor of Finance, the Director of the Rick and Mary Lee Bastin Financial Leadership Lab  and the Director of the Financial Services Pathway. Prior to his appointment at The Citadel he was a Professor of Practice in the department of finance at the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University where he also served as the Director of the Financial Analysis Laboratory. In 2013 he founded, and is a principal of, KB-Analytics, LLC, a consulting and spreadsheet modeling training company. He received his Ph.D. in Finance and Economics (minor) from Michigan State University in 2007, an M.B.A. in finance and international business from Rutgers University and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from University of Macedonia in Greece. He teaches financial modeling, investments, valuation and corporate finance at the undergraduate and M.B.A. level and he has received the “Excellence in Teaching” award at the Citadel (2015) and twice at Michigan State University (2006 and 2009). In December of 2015 he also received the faculty spotlight award for excellence in teaching, research and service from The Citadel. His research interests include mutual fund performance and organization, financial networks, investments and portfolio management and his work has been published in journals such as the Journal of Empirical Finance, the Review of Financial Economics, the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money and the Journal of Education for Business.

For a full CV please use this link (Updated October 2017).