Hilmi Songur is a Ph.D. candidate in Finance at the College of Business Administration. Prior to joining to the Ph.D. program in 2010, he completed his MBA at the Ball State University, IN and has a B.Sc. in Economics from Kadir Has University, Istanbul. Hilmi has won the Excellence In Undergraduate Instruction by a Ph.D Student in Economics and Finance Award in 2012. His Research Interests are: Corporate finance, investments, and OFDI.