Gregory Koutmos, Gerald M. Levin Professor of Finance, Receives Honorary Degree from Prestigious Swedish School of Economics

Submitted by Meg McCaffrey on February 19, 2010

pr_gkoutmos10Gregory D. Koutmos, Ph.D., Fairfield University’s Gerald M. Levin Professor of Finance, received an honorary degree from the prestigious Swedish School of Economics in Helsinki, Finland. The Hanken School of Economics, as it is known, is one of the oldest business schools in the Nordic region as well as a leading, internationally accredited university in the field of economics and business administration.

Dr. Koutmos, who teaches at Fairfield’s Dolan School of Business, was unaware that he was nominated for the honor. “I was surprised, of course,” said Dr. Koutmos, though he acknowledged, “I do have a long- term relationship with the Swedish School of Economics and Business. I have designed and delivered a seminar for their post-graduate students for the last few years.”

He was one of four scholars awarded an honorary degree.

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