Hormoz Movassaghi

Professor and Chair, Finance and International Business
School: School of Business
Phone: 607-274-3956
Office: Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise 409, Ithaca, NY 14850
Specialty: Finance, International Business


Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison (International Business)

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 Taught

  • World of Business
  • Introduction to Personal Finance
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Personal Financial Planning and Wealth Management
  • Business Finance
  • Mini-course in International Business
  • Rise of China in the Global Economy
  • Export and Import Operations
  • International Business Operations
  • Managing in a Global Economy (MBA)
  • Global Dimensions of Entertainment and Media Industries (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

Socially Responsible Investing

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) strategies and financial performance

Sustainability strategies of small and medium sized companies

Research in Progress

Sustainability strategies of SMEs

Green Finance


Financial Management Association

International Management Development Association

International Trade & Finance Association