Professor of Economics
Dept: Business & Economics
Office: THMS 104
Degrees: Ph.D. in Economics (West Virginia University), 1997; Master's in Economics (University of Oregon), 1982; Bachelor's in Public Relations and Social Affairs (College of Mass Communication, Tehran, Iran), 1975
Year appointed: 1994
Dr. Khorassani's current research focuses on the causes and the effects of the shadow economy.
Dr. Khorassani is the recipient of the "Innovative Teaching Award" at Marietta College. She has also been recognized as a finalist for the McCoy Teaching Award. In addition to Marietta College, Dr. Khorassani has conducted classes and seminars at various domestic and foreign universities such as Ohio University, West Virginia University, University of International Relations in Beijing, China, South West University of Economics & Finance in Chengdu, China, Methodist University in Piraciaba, Brazil, and Centro Universitario Metodista Izabela Hendrix in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Dr. Khorassani has presented in the international meetings such as "The Symposium on The Reform of Curriculum for Academic Finance Programs and Bilingual Teaching in Finance" in China. She has published in the Journal of Economic and Finance.
Dr. Khorassani is the Chair of the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley and a member of the American Economic Association's Committee on the Status of Women in the Economic Profession.