Mehdi Beyhaghi joined The University of Texas at San Antonio as an assistant professor of finance in August 2013. His research focuses on corporate finance, with emphasis in financial institutions and regulation, capital structure and risk management. One of his articles was the recipient of the best paper award in risk management at the Financial Management Association’s annual meeting in 2011.
Mehdi holds a doctorate in finance from the Schulich School of Business, York University (Canada), a master’s in economics from the University of Waterloo (Canada) and a bachelor’s in industrial engineering and an MBA from Sharif University of Technology (Iran). Prior to joining UTSA, he has taught corporate finance and derivative securities at York University and has worked at Canada’s central bank. At UTSA he teaches speculative markets and securities at the graduate level and business finance at the undergraduate level.
- Corporate Finance
- Risk Management
- Capital Structure
“Funding Advantage and Market Discipline in the Canadian Banking Sector,” with Gordon Roberts and Chris D’Souza, Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 48, November 2014.