Cambridge University

Oğuzhan Karakaş

Oğuzhan Karakaş is a Senior Lecturer in Finance at the Cambridge Judge Business School, a Fellow of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management of CJBS, the Cambridge  Endowment for Research in Finance of CJBS, and the J M Keynes Fellowship in Financial Economics.

Oğuzhan was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Carroll School of Management at Boston College prior to joining Cambridge Judge Business School.
He received his PhD at London Business School, his MSE at Princeton University, and his BS at the Middle East Technical University. He has also served as a part-time consultant to a hedge fund on establishing trading strategies. Oğuzhan’s research focuses on Corporate Governance (particularly in Ownership and Control), Corporate Social Responsibility, Private Equity, and Dynamic Investment Strategies. His research has appeared in leading academic journals, including the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, and Journal of Financial Economics. Oğuzhan’s research in Corporate Social Responsibility has won awards including the ICPM Research Award, Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Awards of the University of Cambridge, FIR-PRI Finance and Sustainability European Research Award for the best published research article, the IRRCi Research Award Honorable Mention, and the Moskowitz Prize for the Best Paper in Socially Responsible Investing.