Professor of Economics

(812) 866-7312


Prior to joining Hanover College, Nasrin Shahinpoor most recently taught at Butler University. She has also taught at Xavier University, University of Cincinnati and Wilmington College. International travel: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Mexico, Canada, Iceland, Japan, England, Belgium, Germany, Iran, France, Ghana, Jordan, Turkey, Holland, Italy, Cuba, Brazil, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Belize, South Korea, Indonesia and UAE.


Ph.D., M.A., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, M.A., Ohio University, Athens , Ohio B.S., Institute of Banking Sciences, Tehran

Teaching Areas / Expertise / Specializations

Foundations of economics, principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, money and financial markets, economics of growth and development, economics of poverty and discrimination, international economics, statistics and quantitative methods, Turkish economy and culture with emphasis on women, economics of water resources, ancient and modern Egypt, gender and development, gender and the economy, and microfinance.


"Speaking Truth to Power: Dissent and Organizational Life." D.R. Comer & G. Vega (Eds.) Moral courage in organizations: doing the right thing at work Co-authored with Bernard Matt, M.E. Sharpe Publisher, 2011 (pp 157-170)

"The Link Between Islamic Banking and Micro-financing." International Journal of Social Economics, V. 36, Numbers 9 and 10, 2009 (pp.996-1007).

"The Link Between Islamic Banking and Micro-financing." Proceedings of the Annual Association of Business Economics International Conference, March 2007.

"The Power of One: Dissent and Organizational Life." Journal of Business Ethics, Vol 74, Issue 1, July 2007 (pp. 13-24). Co- authored with Bernard Matt.

"Standing on Principle: The Constructive Dynamics of Dissent." The International Journal of Business and Public Administration, Volume 1, Number1, Fall 2004. Co-authored with Bernard Matt.

"Standing on Principle: The Constructive Dynamics of Dissent." Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, January 2004. Co-authored with Bernard Matt.

"What Lies Ahead for Women of Afghanistan," Cincinnati 50 Plus Magazine, March 2002.

"The Demand for Secondary Preventive Medical Care: The Case of Breast Cancer." Proceedings of the 9th Annual Conference of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, February 2002.

Nasrin Shahinpoor