Dr. M. Kabir Hassan is Professor of Finance in the Department of Economics and Finance at the University of New Orleans. He is a financial economist with the consulting, research and teaching experiences in development finance, money and capital markets, Islamic finance, corporate finance, investments, monetary economics, macroeconomics, and international trade and finance. He provided consulting services to the World Bank (WB), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Islamic Development Bank (IDB), African Development Bank (AfDB), USAID, Government of Bangladesh, Organization of Islamic Conferences (OIC), Federal Reserve Bank, USA, and many corporations, private organizations, and universities around the world.
Prof. Hassan is the Full Professor of Finance and Hibernia Professor of Economics and Finance and Bank One Professor in Business in the Department of Economics and Finance at the University of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Prof. Hassan is the winner of the 2016 IDB Prize in Islamic Banking and Finance. He has also received 2019 University of Louisiana System Outstanding Faculty Member Award, 2019 UNO Research, Creativity and Scholarly Career Award and 2018 UNO Gordon H “Nick” Mueller International Leadership Medallion. He is the editor/co-editor of four Islamic Banking and Finance Journals.
Prof. Hassan has more than 330 papers published in refereed academic journals to his credit. He has supervised 63 doctoral theses and acted as External examiners for 50 dissertations and many of his students are now well placed in the academia, government and private sectors. He has edited and published several books and 4 books are forthcoming in 2019 on the topics of emerging issues in Islamic finance in Malaysia and Islamic corporate finance. A frequent traveler, Prof. Hassan gives lectures and workshops in the US and abroad, and has presented over 409 research papers at professional conferences and has delivered 185 invited papers/seminars. He is the current President of Southwest Finance Association (SWFA) Meetings.
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