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

  • Financial Markets & Institutions
  • Personal Financial Planning & 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

Professional and Consulting Experience

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

Research Interests

Exporting strategies of small and medium sized companies

Foreign direct investment and its impact on recipient countries

Socially Responsible Investing

Sustainability Strategies

Research in Progress

Performance of Emerging Economies

Sustainability and Financial Performance of Leading Global Firms

Study Abroad Programs


National Business & Economics Society

Association for Global Business

International Trade & Finance Association