Tufan Tiglioglu 2023
Chair, Header School of Business, Coordinator, Adult Education for Business Programs
Professor of Finance and International Business


Dr. Tufan Tiglioglu received his M.A. and Ph.D. from Texas Tech University in 1998 and 2001. He received a B.S. in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Istanbul Technical University in Turkey in 1986.Prior to teaching at Alvernia, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University, where he taught various courses in Economics. In addition, he was a research assistant at the nationally known Wind Science and Engineering Research Center. His research on catastrophic wind events was funded by the Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). During his tenure at Alvernia, Dr. Tiglioglu served as Assistant Professor of Economics and Associate Professor of Finance and International Business. He was the Sam Walton Fellow (Faculty Advisor) for Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) and served as the President of the Pennsylvania Economic Association (PEA). He also served as the Director of the MBA Program, Chair of the Department of Leadership Studies, and Director of the Ph.D. & M.A. in Leadership Programs at Alvernia. He is currently serving as the Chair of the Department of Business.