Associate Professor, Economics
Hisham Foad is an Associate Professor and Graduate Advisor in the Department of Economics at San Diego State University. He received his B.A. degree from Kenyon College and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Emory University. Dr. Foad has taught a wide range of courses in development economics, econometrics, international finance, and macroeconomics. His research focuses on the interactions between the movements of capital, goods, and people across national borders. Current research projects include an examination of the impact of migration on trade, the effects of living in an ethnic enclave on a migrant's income and education, and a comparison of the international equity portfolio allocations of migrants and natives. Dr. Foad is also committed to expanding interdisciplinary collaborations between Economics and other departments, serving as a core faculty member of the Center for Islamic and Arabic Studies, on the Advisory Board of the J. Keith Behner and Catherine M. Stiefel Program on Brazil, and the University Senate.