Hilmi H. Elifoglu, Ph.D., C.I.S.A.

Associate Professor, Accounting and Taxation

Political Science Faculty Associate Professor I. Hilmi Elifoglu is a Certified Information Systems Auditor. Professor Elifoglu has published thirteen articles in such peer-reviewed journals as Bank Accounting & Finance, Commercial Lending Review, The Practical Accountant, and the Review of Business and in such professional journals such as PC Week (Turkish Edition). He has authored chapters in two books and has presented eight papers at such international and regional forums as the Global Business and Technology Association, the American Academy of Accounting and Finance, the Northeast Business and Economic Association, the Eastern Economic Association, the Western Economic Association and the Minnesota Academy of Sciences, and has had several of his works included in their proceedings. Elifoglu has extensive experience in providing consulting and outsourcing services for the design, implementation, and management of medium and large-scale information systems. His client list included the Turkish Ministry of Finance (Turkish Internal Revenue Service), Hyder Engineering and Consulting (British Engineering Consulting and Construction Control Corporation), Marinex GmbH and Aykor AS (German-Turkish logistics firm), Kutahya Porcelain AS, Her-is Turizm Sanayi ve Ticaret AS, Gurok Turizm ve Madencilik (diversified holding company), Degirmisaz Komur Isletmeleri (coal mining), Club Ali Bey (resort), Glass Manufacturing, and Ges.net (ISP Services). He was also the partner in charge of IT consulting for the public accounting firm Gureli Yeminli Mali Musavirlik, the Turkish member firm of Nexia International.

Ph.D., Econometrics and Money and Banking, New School for Social Research
M.B.A., Accounting & Information Systems, University of Minnesota, Graduate School of Management
M.A., Economics, New School of Social Research
B.A., Finance and Economics, Ankara University

Teaching Interests
Information systems, IS security, IS audit, cost/management accounting

Research Interests
Information system audit and security, data modeling

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Journal Articles

Elifoglu, I. H., Guzey, Y., and Tasseven , O. (2014). Cloud Computing and the Cloud Service User's Auditor. New York: Review of Business, St. John's University. vol. 35, pp. 76-84.