American University of Beirut

Dr. Iftekhar Hasan



​Iftekhar Hasan holds the title of University Professor at Fordham University and serves as the E. Gerald Corrigan Chair in Finance. He serves as a scientific advisor at the Central Bank of Finland, fractional faculty member at the University of Sydney, and as a research fellow at the Financial Institution Center at the Wharton School and the IWH Institute in Halle, Germany. He is the managing editor of the Journal of Financial Stability. He has been involved with numerous academic research grants from governmental, national, and international science foundations and organizations in the U.S. and abroad. Hasan has more than numerous publications in print, including 16 books and over 370 peer-reviewed articles in influential academic journals. He has also been a consultant or a visiting scholar for numerous international organizations, including the World Bank, the IMF, the United Nations, the Federal Reserve, the Office of He  Comptroller of Currency of the U.S. Treasury, the Banque de France, Development Bank of Japan, and the Italian Deposit Insurance Corporation. Dr. Hasan has been serving on the Boards of the University of Economics, Hanoi, Vietnam; UNS, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Solo, Indonesia; Business School of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon; and the Montpellier Business School, France.  A Fulbright scholar and a Fulbright selector, Professor Hasan is also a recipient of “Changjiang (Yangtze River) Scholar" in China; “Louis Bachelier Fellow" in France; “Shimomura Fellow" in Japan; “Bursa Malaysia Chair" in Malaysia; “Distinguish Fellow" of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society; and received an honorary doctorate “Doctor Honoris Causa" award from the Romanian American University in Bucharest.


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