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Dr. Hoontaek Seo

Associate Professor of Finance
Chair of the Economics and Finance Department

Bisgrove Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 354F

Office Hours:
M: 1 - 4 p.m.
T: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
W: 2 - 4 p.m.

Phone: 716.286.8146

Fax: 716.286.8296



Dr. Hoontaek Seo


Dr. Hoontaek Seo joined the faculty in the fall of 2010. He earned his Ph.D. in finance from Michigan State University in 2009. His primary research interests are in the areas of empirical corporate finance including security issues, corporate governance, corporate control, and divestitures.

Focus of Teaching


  • FIN 320 Corporate Finance 1
  • FIN 340 Corporate Finance 2
  • FIN 360 International Financial Management


  • FIN 610 Financial Management

Current Involvement

  • Chair of the Economics and Finance Department

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Finance, Michigan State University, 2009