|Name:||Kavous Ardalan, Ph.D.|
|Title:||Professor of Finance|
|Office Location:||Dyson 371|
|Extension:||(845) 575-3000 ext. 2989|
- Ph.D. in Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA
I am a professor of finance at the School of Management, Marist College. I hold a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A. and a Ph.D. in Finance from York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. My BA in Economics is from the National University of Iran, Tehran, Iran.
My first book is: On the Role of Paradigms in Finance, Aldershot, Hampshire, U.K., and Burlington, Vermont, U.S.A.: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2008, ISBN 978-0-7546-4524-5.
My first book has received the following comment: "On the Role of Paradigms in Finance advances a new and comprehensive view of the research process in finance. This effort is essential reading for all students of financial economics."
My first book has also received the following comment: "In general, I believe that this is a useful book for graduate students in finance and in economics. I also think that this is particularly useful for those finance specialists who are convinced that philosophy of science and methodology have nothing to do with their subject."
My first book has also received the following comment: "On the Role of Paradigms in Finance is an eye-opener! It is the first scholarly work that has applied critical management thinking to the field of finance."
My second book is: Understanding Globalization: A Multi-Paradigmatic Approach, London, England, U.K., and New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Transaction Publishers, 2014, ISBN 978-1-4128-5403-0.
Marist College granted me the Marist Faculty Recognition Award, which is awarded to faculty members whose scholarly works epitomize the professional life.
Marist College granted me the Special Recognition Award for Extraordinary Achievements in Scholarship in the 2005-2006 academic year.
Twelve of my papers have been published in a journal which is ranked seventh in its category.
Nineteen of my papers have been based on my own teaching method, lecture notes, and homework assignments.
One of my papers has been assigned in an MBA course at HEC, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, which is ranked 10th in Business Week's International Ranking.
One of my papers has been assigned in a Master's course at Complutense University of Madird, Spain, which is one of the world's oldest universities and is consistently ranked as the top university in Spain.
One of my papers has been assigned in a Ph.D. course at Jawaharlal Nehru Univeristy, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India, which is ranked 2nd in India.
One of my papers has been assigned in a Ph.D. course at the University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, which is the oldest and most prestigious university in Iran.
Marist College Media Center recognized me as one of the forerunners of the users of technology in the classroom.
A journal, which is ranked seventh in its category, invited me to write a paper on the occasion of its thirtieth anniversary and accordingly published my paper.
Ashgate Publishing Limited, based on my published papers in the area of the paradigmatic analysis of the field of Finance, made me an unsolicited offer to publish a book in that area and in 2008 published my book which is entitled: "On the Role of Paradigms in Finance."
My teaching interests are in Financial Management and Corporate Finance.
I have published in various academic journals, including:
Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal,
Academy of Educational Leadership Journal,
American Review of Political Economy,
Applied Economics Letters,
Contemporary Issues in Education Research
Financial Practice and Education,
Forum for Social Economics,
Global Business and Economics Anthology,
Global Finance Journal,
International Journal of Business Disciplines,
International Journal of Finance,
International Journal of Knowledge, Culture, and Change Management,
International Journal of Social Economics,
International Review of Business Research Papers,
International Review of Economics and Finance,
Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences,
Journal of Commercial Banking and Finance,
Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research,
Journal of Economics and Finance,
Journal of Economics and Finance Education,
Journal of Economics Educators,
Journal of Global Business,
Journal of Global Business Development,
Journal of Globalization Studies,
Journal of International Business,
Journal of International Business Research,
Journal of the Tennessee Economics Association,
National Accounting Journal,
Pennsylvania Journal of Business and Economics,
Research and Practice in Social Sciences,
Southern Business Review,
Southwestern Economic Review,
Technology in Society: An International Journal,
Transcience: A Journal of Global Studies,
World Review of Political Economy.
My research interests are in the theoretical, practical, educational, and philosophical aspects of the field of Finance.