Carnegie Mellon University

Senior Associate Dean of Education Sevin Yeltekin

August 08, 2017

Sevin Yeltekin Appointed Senior Associate Dean of Education for the Tepper School of Business

Sevin Yeltekin, faculty member in the Tepper School of Business since 2005, has been named the senior associate dean of education for the Tepper School, effective Sept. 1.

Yeltekin, professor of economics, is known for her research in economic areas spanning from computational methods and fiscal policy design to drivers of economic inequality. She is a long-time member of the Tepper School’s Masters Educational Affairs Committee and developed a popular course on Emerging Markets to complement her MBA core teaching on Global Economics. Her advocacy on behalf of students includes participating in the MBA Diversity Weekend as well as an advisory role with the MBA International Business Club.

“Sevin combines the talents of an exceptional scholar and researcher with those of an inspiring and experienced leader,” Dammon said. “We are fortunate to have her serve as the senior associate dean of education. I am confident that she will continue to advance the research and educational mission of the Tepper School.”

As the senior associate dean of education, Yeltekin will be a key contributor in advancing the academic and student experience for the Tepper School’s undergraduate and graduate programs.

“I am humbled by the opportunity to serve as the senior associate dean of education for the Tepper School of Business,” Yeltekin said. “The Tepper School’s commitment to advancing academic rigor while enhancing the student experience is unlike any other program. I look forward to leveraging my experience working with diverse students from around the world during my time in this position.”

Yeltekin joined the Tepper School in 2005 from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She has held editorial positions with the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance, Quantitative Economics, Operations Research, Journal of Monetary Economics and Macroeconomic Dynamics. Yeltekin has been a member of the advisory board for the Carnegie-Rochester-NYU Series on Public Policy since 2012. She received the George Leland Bach Excellence in Teaching Award in 2014 and held the Frank A. and Helen E. Risch Faculty Development Professorship in Business during 2007–2010. She received her Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University.