Ozan Sula received his Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University in 2006. Prior to joining Western in the Fall of 2006, he was a lecturer at California State University - Fullerton. He also taught at the University of La Verne and Claremont Graduate University. His teaching interests include international finance, macroeconomics, and money and banking. His current research studies the behavior of international capital flows and the financial crises in emerging markets.