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Deni Cikurel

  • Assistant Professor
  • School of Accountancy & MIS
  • (312) 362-7366
  • 1 East Jackson Blvd., Suite 6000
    Chicago, IL 60604

Academic Degrees

PhD, Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019
MBA, Texas A&M University, 2012
BS, Management, State University of New York at Binghamton University, 2009
BS, Business Administration, Middle East Technical University, 2009


Deni Cikurel is an assistant professor at the School of Accountancy & MIS at the Driehaus College of Business. His research investigates how information environment characteristics affect non-professional investors’ judgments and information processing. His teaching interests include financial accounting, data analytics and managerial accounting.

Prior to joining DePaul, Cikurel worked at KPMG as a senior auditor. Cikurel also taught managerial decision making using accounting information at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.