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Isil Erel

Associate Professor of Finance

Areas of expertise

Empirical Corporate Finance
Corporate Governance
Mergers and Acquisitions


PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BA, Koc University


Isil Erel holds a PhD in financial economics from MIT Sloan School of Management. She received her Bachelor of Arts in economics and business administration from Koc University, Turkey. Her research spans a variety of areas within corporate finance, with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and banking. This research has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and Review of Financial Studies. Erel teaches Financial Institutions in both MBA and undergraduate programs at Fisher.

Contact Information

832 Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
(614) 292-5174