Parvez Ahmed (find him on Twitter!) is Director of Graduate Programs and Professor of Finance at the Coggin College of BusinessUniversity of North Florida (UNF). In 2009 he was named a U.S. Fulbright Scholar.

Prior to joining UNF he taught at Penn State University – Harrisburg and University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he also served as the founding Faculty Advisor for the Student Managed Investment Fund.  At PSU he was also the Associate Director of the Giant Food Center for Economic Development. He has led student study abroad programs to London, Paris, Turkey and Egypt.

His research work has appeared in several major finance journals such as the Journal of Portfolio ManagementFinancial ManagementJournal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Investing, and Financial Review. In addition his papers have been published in Applied Economic LettersGlobal Business and Finance ReviewInternational Review of EconomicsManagerial Finance, Journal of Wealth Management, and Journal of Alternative Investments. He recently published a book titled, “Mutual Funds – Fifty Years of Research Findings.” The book is published by Springer. He also published an article in the Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law.