Renowned academic Iftekhar Hasan becomes Corrigan Chair
Areas of Study , Faculty , Finance , Profiles Stories | Aug 17, 2011 | Nicole Gesualdo
The Fordham business faculty welcomes Iftekhar Hasan, Ph.D., as the first professor to hold the prestigious Corrigan Chair in International Business and Finance. Dr. Hasan comes to Fordham from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he held multiple positions: acting dean of the Lally School of Management and Technology, the Carey L. Wellington Professor of Finance, and director of the International Center for Financial Research.
Dr. Hasan’s appointment as Corrigan Chair reflects the Fordham Schools of Business’ commitment to attracting distinguished faculty whose research and leadership will advance student learning and position the university as a center for business thought and innovation.
Click here to read the article from the August 8 edition of Inside Fordham about Dr. Hasan’s appointment. It offers an overview of his background as an internationally known researcher and an adviser to governing organizations and central banks, including the United Nations, the World Bank, and the Central Bank of Finland.
The Corrigan Chair in International Business and Finance was established by a gift from E. Gerald Corrigan, Ph.D., (GSAS ’65, ’71). Corrigan, a former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, is managing director of Goldman Sachs.