Omid Sabbaghi

Omid Sabbaghi

Professor of Finance
Graduate Program Director

Omid Sabbaghi
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Commerce & Finance
Room: 245
Phone: 313-993-1172
Omid Sabbaghi
Areas of Expertise:
Financial Management
Corporate Finance
Corporate Bankruptcy
Financial Planning
Hedge Funds
Money in Capital Markets
Personal Finance
Stock Market Analysis


  • B.A. in Economics, University of California, Berkeley
  • B.A. in Statistics, University of California, Berkeley
  • B.A. in Applied Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley
  • M.B.A., Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
  • Ph.D. in Business, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago


Dr. Omid Sabbaghi is a Professor of Finance in the College of Business Administration at the University of Detroit Mercy, where he also serves as the Director of Graduate Business Programs. He received both his M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, where he studied finance and econometrics. During his graduate studies, he was the recipient of an Oscar Mayer Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California-Berkeley, majoring in Economics, Statistics, and Applied Mathematics. 
Dr. Sabbaghi's areas of research include sustainable finance, business ethics,  and financial econometrics. He received the Standard & Poor's Best Paper Award in Investments for his work on asset pricing. Dr. Sabbaghi has also served as a Fulbright US Scholar.  
Outside of his research and teaching, Omid enjoys hiking and backpacking in the National Parks with family and friends.