Al Gormus, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Finance
After receiving his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and his Master's Degree in Economics from Texas Tech University, Dr. Gormus had the opportunity to work for some of the more prestigious companies in the nation. This; however, never kept him from his true passion: academia. Even while he was working full-time in the professional world, Dr. Gormus made it a goal to continue doing research and teach.
After making the final commitment to pursue his life-long passion, Dr. Gormus received his Ph.D. in Finance from University of Texas. He has taught at universities like Texas Tech University, University of Texas and Texas A&M University. Dr. Gormus’s research interests include energy derivatives and international equity markets. His research has been published in several internationally recognized journals and conferences. He has also received numerous teaching awards. Dr. Gormus's strengths come from his ability in combining his academic and professional backgrounds towards more effective teaching and research.