Dr. Ali Soylu
School of Business
Office 212
Cameron Univeristy
Lawton, OK 73505
W: 580-581-2821

Dr. Ali Soylu 





Cameron University
School of Business



  • Assistant  Professor of Management Cameron University Lawton, OK Aug '07 - Present
  • Adjunct Faculty Temple University Philadelphia, PA Aug '04 - Aug '07
  • Finance Manager Dumlupinar University Kutahya, NN Turkey Oct '93 - Jan '95
Full time work at the department of Accounting and Finance
Responsibilities included working on budgeting, forecasting, analyzing
financial tables, and on an investment and development program.
  • High School Teacher Malatya IHL Malatya, NN Turkey Sep '92 - Apr '93
  • Financial AnalystSoylu Wholesale Food Distribution Malatya, NN Turkey Apr '91 - Sep '92
Analyzing financial tables, forecasting, and budgeting
  • Manager Normalm Wholesale Food Distribution Boras, NN Sweden Mar '90 - Mar '91
Managing, consulting, and supervising a team of eight salespersons


  • Doctor of Philosophy (HRM) Temple University Philadelphia, PA Aug '07
  • Master of Business Administration (Finance) Drexel University Philadelphia, PA Jun '97
  • Bachelor of Science Anadolu University Eskisehir, NN Turkey Jan '90
Graduated from the university ranking 2nd out of 400 students


Causes and Consequences of Work Stress: A Comparison of Foreign and Domestic (USA)
Workers in the United States (the completion date: 8/2007 and published in December
2008 by VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG in Germany).


  • Cameron University School of Business, Lawton, OK Assistant Professor of Management (08/07-current)
  • Temple University: The Fox School of Business and Management, Philadelphia, PA Adjunct Faculty (fall 2004- Summer 2007)
Tutor, Finance (fall 2001-summer 2002)

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses:

  • Production and Operation Management
  • Principles of Management
  • Organization and Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Case Study Small Business Management
  • Labor Relations

Graduate Courses:

  • Applied Business Statistics
  • Current Issues in Human Resource Management
  • Business Administration Concepts
  • Organizational Behavior

Scholarships,Honors, and Awards

  • The Young Scientists Grant. March 2006 * Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Association (TASSA)
  • Tuition Scholarship, fall 2003-spring 2007 * Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Full Turkish Government Scholarship for Ph.D., fall 1997-spring 2002 * The Minister of Education, Ankara, Turkey
  • Full Turkish Government Scholarship for Master, fall 1995-spring 1997 * The Minister of Education, Ankara, Turkey
  • Placed 14th among 450 highly qualified university graduates who took the exam for graduate study abroad.
  • Graduated from the university ranking 2nd out of 400 students in my Bachelor Science degree January 1990* Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey
  • Passing the nationwide university exam in top 2% among 500,000 students.

Professional Membership

  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Faculty advisor for Cameron University Student Chapter
  • Academy of Management (AOM)
  • Midwest Academy of Management (MAM)
  • Southwest Academy of Management (SWAM)
  • Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Associate (TASSA)

Publications and Conferences

  • Richard, M., Soylu, A. (2010). "Sexual Harassment and Job Performance" Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review, Vol .6,Num.4,December 2010.
  • Neighbors, T. and Soylu, A. (2009). "Age Discrimination in Relation to Downsizing" Proceedings for The 40th Annual Conference of Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), New Orleans, Louisiana, November 14-17, 2009.
  • Phelps, J. and Soylu, A. (2009). "Alterations of recruiting practices in the face of changing physician values and the Federal Self-referral and Anti-Kickback laws" Presented in American Institute of Higher Education the 3rd International Conference, Nashville, TN, April 29- May 1, 2009 and is under review for publication.
  • Jones, Q. and Soylu, A. (2009). "A Continuous Struggle: Employment Discrimination" The Global Studies Journal, Volume 2, 2009, ISSN 1835-4432
  • Soylu, A. (2008). " Structural Contingency Theory In, Population-ecology Theory Out", The Journal of Human Resource and Adult Learning Vol.4, (#1) 13-20, June, 2008
  • Soylu, A. and Kalayci, I. (2008). Interest-based Banking System versus Interest-free Banking System: A case of Turkish Banking System. This paper has been accepted andpresented in the 15th World Congress of the International Economic Association, June 25-29, 2008, Istanbul-Turkey.
  • Soylu, A., Zeitz, G. (2008). "Foreign Employee Status and Workplace Stress in the U.S." presented and selected as a best paper in SWAM conference in March 5-7, 2008.
  • Soylu, A. (2007). "Foreigners and Workplace Stress", Journal of Individual Employment Rights, Vol. 12 Issue 4. 313-327, 2007
  • Soylu, A. (2007). "Do foreign workers experience more job-related stress than U.S.workers?", presented at the Midwest Academy of Management 50th annual meeting, October 4-6, 2007, Kansas City, MO
  • Soylu, A. and Zietz, G. (2007). Conflicting Identities and Outcomes Among Foreign Workers in the U.S.A, presented at the 5th International Conference in Athens, Greece on July 2-3,2007.
  • Soylu, A. (2006). "A comparison of HR Practices in the EU and Turkey: HR is the Power" pgs 169-181. "European Union Lessons; Economy-Politics-Technology". Irfan Kalayci (editor), Publisher: Nobel Yayinlari, January 2006, Ankara/Turkey.
  • Soylu, A. (2006). "Stress among Foreign Workers", Poster presentation, in The Second Annual Conference of TASSA (Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Association),March 25-27, 2006 at Drexel University, in Philadelphia. This study has been selected as one of the recipients of the Young Scientists Grant for the same conference.

Working Papers

  • Cost-Cutting Initiatives for Organizational Restructuring
  • Physical and Emotional Stresses of Today's Technology on Human Resources

Additional Skills 

  • Microsoft Word and Excel, Power Point
  • Statistic soft wares SAS, S Plus, SPSS.


  • Dr. Gerald Zeitz, Associate Professor Temple University 610-664-0839 gzeitz@temple.edu
  • Dr. Gary Blau, Professor Temple University 215-204-6906 gblau@temple.edu
  • Dr. Deanna Geddes, Associate Professor Temple University 215-204-8195 geddes@temple.edu
  • Dr. Peggy P. Chaudhry, Associate Professor Villanova University 610-519-6442 peggy.chaudhry@villanova.edu
  • Dr. John Deckop, Associate Professor Temple University 215-204-1933 jdeckop@temple.edu
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