Hormoz Movassaghi

Hormoz Movassaghi

Professor, Finance and International Business
Faculty, Graduate Study in Business

Specialty:Finance, International Business
Phone:(607) 274-3956
Office:409 Park Center
Ithaca, NY 14850


Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison (International Business)
Minor: Management, Statistics
Dissertation: "Investment Patterns of U.S. Companies Abroad and the Incentive Programs of Foreign Governments:Evidence from the Benchmark Surveys"

M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison (International Business)

M.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison (Health Services Administration)

M.S., B.S. Shiraz (Pahlavi) University-Iran (Economics)

Courses Recently Taught

  • World of Business
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Personal Financial Planning and Wealth Management
  • Business Finance
  • Mini-course in International Business
  • China: Culture, Business, and Economic Development
  • Export and Import Operations
  • International Business Operations
  • Seminar in International Business
  • Managing in a Global Economy (MBA)

Academic Appointments

2003 - Present Professor of Finance & International Business, Ithaca College - School of Business

1993 - 97 Adjunct Faculty: State University of New York (SUNY) : Binghamton University, Tompkins Cortland Community College, Empire State College

May - June 2017, SRH University Heidelberg, Germany - visiting faculty

Professional and Consulting Experience

June 2006 - December 2009           Associate Dean for Academic Development and External Relations

December 2008 - May 2009            Acting Assistant Dean for Student Services

August 2005 - May 2006                  Interim Associate Dean

June 2004 - July 2005                      Chair, Department of Business Administration (Finance, International Business, Management, and Marketing, with 22 full time and 4-6 adjunct faculty)

1987- 89                                             US Department of Health & Human Services Research Grants

Research Interests

Globalization: Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Development in Emerging Economies

Socially Responsible Investing

Sustainability strategies of global companies

Research in Progress

Performance of Emerging Economies

Sustainability strategies of SMEs


Decision Sciences Institute

International Management Development Association

International Trade & Finance Association