Bulent Temel

Assistant Professor of Practice in Economics

Bulent Temel, Ph.D. had ten years of experience as a financier in corporate America before joining academia in 2009. He has taught around 120 classes and published 60 publications in economics and government. Professor Temel is the recipient of a Life-Changing Educator Award in 2018. His research interests are in neo-institutionalism, cooperativism, community economic development, pluralistic economics and public choice theory.

Selected publications

– The Great Catalyst: European Union Project and Lessons from Greece and Turkey. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2013. ISBN 9780739174487.
– “Co-operative Organizations and Institutional Stability: Evidence from the Canadian Financial Sector.” Review of International Co-operation (2013): 48-66.
– “Divided We Stand: A Game Theoretic Analysis of the Semi-Centennial Cyprus Dispute.” Journal of Cyprus Studies 17, no.40 (2012): 1-14.1