Professor | Accounting & Finance | Montclair State University - Feliciano School of Business
Dr. A. Seddik Meziani is a full professor of finance in the Department of Accounting & Finance. He joined the business school faculty in1999, and currently teaches courses in investment and portfolio analysis and capital budgeting as well as the concentration capstone seminar in finance. He brings extensive academic, corporate and consulting experience to the classroom, and is a recognized expert on Exchange-Traded Funds. He is the author of Exchange-Traded Funds as an Investment Option and Exchange-Traded Funds-Conceptual and Practical Investment Approaches. His work has appeared in publications such as the International Review of Business Research Papers and Investor's Guide to ETFs and Indexing Innovations (a Institutional Investor special issue of The Journal of Portfolio Management and The Journal of Investing).
Dr. Meziani currently conducts research on less-liquid benchmarks and their suitability for inclusion in investment portfolios. He also studies U.S. micro cap stocks and evaluates frontier markets. He has accepted an invitation by Institutional Investors to become the soliciting editor of their Journal of Index Investing. He is an advisory board member for the Information Management Network and Structured Products, a subsidiary of Incisive Media. He is also a frequent guest speaker at both academic and practitioners’ conferences.
After receiving an MBA in Finance and International Business at New York University in 1980, Dr. Meziani completed his studies for a PhD in Managerial Economics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1985. He received his BA in Management from the University of Constantine in Constantine, Algeria.
Areas of Expertise:
- Exchange traded Funds
- Portfolio Investment Strategy
- Micro Cap Stocks