Aysegul Timur

Johnson School of Business
Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs & Dean, Johnson School of Business

Email Address:

(239) 598-6138

Courses Taught: 
Microeconomics (undergraduate) and Applied Economics (graduate)

Ph.D. Economics, University of South Florida, 2006
MBA Business Policy and Organization, University of Istanbul, 1997
B.S. Business Administration, University of Istanbul, 1993

Blackboard Teaching and Learning Online, Instructional Design for Online Courses, and Quality Matters – Independent Applying the QM Rubric

Awards & Recognitions:

  • 2016 Frank V. Mastrianna Education Leader of the Year Award
  • 2013 People of the Year, Trailblazer Award final nominee (WorkforceNow Research Team), New-Press Media Group
  • Hodges University Business of the Month Award, Collier County Commission, 2012
  • Leadership Collier Class graduate, 2012
  • Community Research Collaboration Award, The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2011
  • Women in Business APEX Award finalist, Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, 2009
  • Hispanic Institute Recognition, Hodges University, 2009
  • Dean’s Community and University Service Award, Hodges University Johnson School of Business,
  • Dean’s Research Award, Hodges University Johnson School of Business, 2007
  • Professor of the Year, Hodges University, 2005
  • Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society for Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society for Business, Management and Administration

Publications: To view the complete list of Dr. Timur’s published books and articles, click here.

Dr. Aysegul Timur joined Hodges University in 2000, and she currently serves as the senior vice president of academic affairs and dean of the Johnson School of Business. Dedicated to educating aspiring business professionals, her areas of expertise include business policy and organizational development, quality control, statistics for strategic planning, health, and international economics. 

Her career at Hodges has included serving in a variety of positions, including full professor of economics. She was promoted to Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs in 2017.  In addition to her work with Hodges, Timur is also a management consultant and corporate trainer for local companies in Southwest Florida.

She holds memberships in Leadership Collier Foundation, Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce – Opportunity Naples and Steering Committee member, The Journal of American Academy of Business Editorial Advisory Board and the Clute Institute. In addition, she is a member of the Southern Economic Association, International Health Economics Association, American Society of Health Economists, Naples Council on World Affairs, Workforce Now research team member, APEX Circle – Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Horizon Council and the Southwest Florida Regional Economic Development Alliance.

In her spare time, she enjoys contributing to the community by volunteering with Junior Achievement of SW Florida; Leadership Collier Alumni Association; GCHS, NAF Academy, Engineering Program Advisory Board; and Collier County Public Schools Business Plan competition; speaking at civic organizations and participating in chamber of commerce and other community organizations’ research projects.

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