Luis A. Aguilar

Luis A. Aguilar


Term of Award

Spring 2013

Degree Name

Doctor of Public Service

Institution Issuing the Honorary Degree

Georgia Southern University

Brief Biography of Degree Recipient

Luis A. Aguilar was the Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from July 31, 2008, until December 2015 and is the eighth longest serving Commissioner in SEC history. He was appointed by President George W. Bush and reappointed by President Barack Obama, making him one of only three Commissioners to have been nominated by two U.S. Presidents from two different political parties.

He earned a B.S. from Georgia Southern University, a J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law, and a M.A. (Laws in Taxation) from Emory University.

Luis A. Aguilar was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Public Service by Georgia Southern University in 2013.


Georgia Southern University, Honorary degree, Doctor of Public Service

Luis A. Aguilar