Economics

Hasan Faruq, Ph.D.

Department Chair and Professor, Economics

Born and raised in Bangladesh, Hasan Faruq received his BA in Economics from Bard College, and MA and PhD in Economics from Indiana University respectively. He has been teaching at Xavier since 2007. During the 2017-18 academic year, he was a Visiting Faculty the City College of New York. Hasan is currently serving as the Chair of the Economics Department.

Hasan primarily teaches courses in international economics, international business and development economics at the undergraduate level and international economics, international business and managerial economics at the MBA level. He received the “WCB Undergraduate Professor of the Year” Award in 2022.

Hasan’s research interests broadly lie in the areas of social and political institutions, international trade/globalization and economic development. His scholarly work appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as Applied Economics, Journal of Development Studies, Manchester School and Review of Development Economics. Hasan has also published several articles with undergraduates at Xavier.

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Work Experience

  • Professor (2019 - present)
  • Associate Professor (2013-2019)
  • Assistant Professor (2007-2013)