Denis Sosyura

Associate Professor
TEMPE Campus



Denis Sosyura is an associate professor of finance at the W. P. Carey School of Business. Before  joining ASU, he served on the faculty of the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, which he joined after completing his doctorate at Yale University. 

His primary research focus is on corporate finance, financial institutions, and financial media. His work has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies. He has received seven best paper awards from leading academic conferences. He also holds the Distinguished Referee Award from the Review of Financial Studies. 

His teaching has been recognized by nominations for numerous awards, including the Economist Intelligence Unit Business Professor of the Year Award, ASU Centennial Professorship Award, Provost Prize for Teaching Innovation, Golden Apple Teaching Award, and the MBA Teaching Excellence Award. 


  • Ph.D. Finance, Yale University, New Haven, CT 2008 
  • M.B.A. Finance and Accounting, Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN 2003
  • B.A. Finance, Kharkiv National University of Economics, Ukraine 2001  

Research Interests

  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Insitutions
  • Financial Media


Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 550Fixed Income


  • Best Paper Award  University of Washington Summer Finance Conference, 2016
  • Best Paper Award  IDC-Herzliya Finance Conference, 2016
  • Distinguished Referee Award  Review of Financial Studies, 2016
  • Best Paper Award  Arizona State UniversitySonoran Winter Finance Conference, 2016
  • NBD Bancorp Chaired Assistant Professorship  University of Michigan, 2013
  • NTT Research Fellowship  University of Michigan, 2012
  • Best Paper Award  Napa Conference on Financial Markets, 2011
  • Citigroup Best Paper Award  Indian School of Business Summer Conference, 2010
  • Best Paper Award in Corporate Finance  Asian Finance Association, 2010
  • Best Paper Award  La Trobe Finance and Governance Conference, 2010