Faculty & Staff Detail
Dr. Merouane Lakehal-Ayat
Title: Professor, Department of Accounting/Finance
Office: Salerno 241
Phone: (585) 385-8429
Education: Ph.D., International Finance & Economics, U. of Denver
J.D., Business and Law, Algiers Business and Law School
M.B.A., Fina., U. of Denver
M.S., International Management, U. of Denver
M.A., International Relations, U. of Denver
Dr. Merouane Lakehal-Ayat has been a faculty member since 1986. He currently teaches investment theory and corporate finance related graduate and undergraduate classes. During his tenure, he has received numerous awards for his devotion towards his students’ development (most notably, the Who’s Who of American Teachers, along with four College Teaching Awards). Dr. Lakehal-Ayat is also active in the research area through publishing and attending conferences centered on a variety of issues in the field of finance.
In addition, Dr. Lakehal-Ayat was awarded Fulbright Fellowships in 2001, 2002, 2007 where he was involved in a number of consultancy, research, and teaching projects around the world. As such, he is able to offer students a unique, first hand approach rooted in international experience towards facilitating the understanding of how financial theory allows for market economies and its entities to behave and interact with one another.