Manuchehr Shahrokhi, Ph.D.
Craig Fellow Professor of Global Business - FINANCE
Craig School of Business, California State University-Fresno
Editor, Global Finance Journal
Executive Director, Global Finance Association - Conference
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Curriculum Vitae

Manuchehr Shahrokhi is a Craig Fellow Professor of Global Business–FINANCE at Craig School of Business–California State University-Fresno. Prior to joining Cal State, he taught at Ohio State, Franklin, Ohio Dominican and Capital Universities in Ohio. Over the past two decades Professor Shahrokhi has taught at Harvard University for seven years and many others as visiting professor, including, Austria University of Technology in Vienna, University for Business & Technology in Kosovo; Cal State East Bay-Russian Academy of Economic Sciences (joint EMBA program) in Moscow a number of times.

Prior to joining academia, Dr. Shahrokhi served three years as CEO and CFO/Executive VP of Commercial of three largest manufacturing, industrial and trading companies in the Middle East and seven years as senior analyst for the National Iranian Oil & Gas Company.

Dr. Shahrokhi is author/co-author of 80+ books and refereed journal articles and proceedings including the Journal of Managerial Finance, International Journal Finance, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Managerial Finance, Global Finance Journal, American Business Review, and Journal of Product and Brand Management; Praeger Publishing, Harvard University Printing-Publishing Services, McGraw-Hill Publishing, and Premier Publishing Corporation.

Founded the Global Finance Journal(1989) and, as Editor, turned it into a leading refereed publication worldwide. The GFJ's editorial board is the 'Who's Who' in Global Finance. Over 320 manuscripts have been published in Volumes 1-19.

Dr. Shahrokhi founded the Global Finance Association-Conference in 1994. The past 15 Conferences, sponsored by more than 200+ institutions, have brought together over 1,000 of leading scholars and practitioners representing 300+ institutions worldwide. Featured speakers at the conferences include Nobel Laureates, Prime Ministers, and prominent scholars and corporate executives. The past five Conferences have been held in Frankfurt, Germany, Dublin, Ireland, Rio, Brazil, Melbourne, Australia, and Hangzhou, China. Details are available at:

Dr. Shahrokhi serves on the editorial board member of, The American Business Review, International Journal of Finance, International Journal of Business and Journal of Risk Management

Dr. Shahrokhi has a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Tehran Business School, MBA in Finance & Investment from the George Washington University, and Ph.D. in Business Administration (International Business–FINANCE) from the Ohio State University.

He is an avid football (soccer) player and has coached junior soccer teams. He enjoys reading, writing, traveling, and spending time with family.