Javad Gorjidooz

Professor of Finance
School of Business
Prescott College of Arts & Sciences
Prescott campus

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Indiana University System : Indiana University-Bloomington
  • M.B.A. - Master of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance, Indiana University System : Indiana University-Bloomington
  • M.A. - Master of Arts in Economics, Indiana University System : Indiana University-Bloomington

  • BA 342: International Finance
  • BA 434: Corporate Finance II
  • EC 225: Engineering Economics


REFEREED JOURNAL PUBLICATION

Gorjidooz, J. and B. Vasigh, The Maquiladora Industry: Recent Downturn and Future Prospects forthcoming in International Business and Economics Research Journal, V. 8, No. 3, 2009.


Gorjidooz, J. The Role of Euro in Eurozone Regionalism and World Globalization, International Business and Economics Research Journal, V. 7, No. 2, 2008, P 77  84.

Gorjidooz, J. and B. Vasigh, Productivity Analysis of Public and Private Airports: A Causal Investigation Journal of Air Transportation, V. 11, No. 3, 2006, P 134  151.

Gorjidooz, J. Fortress America as Created by NAFTA and its Impact on Direct Foreign Investment, Journal of International Business and Economics Research, V. 2, No. 2, 2003, P. 73  78.


REFEREED PUBLICATIONS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Gorjidooz, J. and B. Vasigh, The Maquiladora Industry: Recent Downturn and Future Prospects Proceedings of the 2008 Annual meeting of the International Business & Economic Research Conference, PP. March 17-20 2008.

Gorjidooz, J. Application of Capital Budgeting in Aircraft Valuation Proceedings of the 2007 Annual Conference of International Society of Parametric Association, Southwest Chapter, pp. October 24, 2007

Gorjidooz, J. and B. Vasigh, Aircraft Valuation in Dynamic Air Transport Industry Proceeding of the 2006 Annual meeting of the Applied Business and Entrepreneurship Association International Conference, pp. November 16-20, 2006.

Gorjidooz, J. and R. Carreras, Empirical Investigation of the Role of Exchange Rates on Stabilizing the Economic Efficiency in Open Economies Proceedings of the 2006 European Applied Business Research Conference, pp. June 26-29, 2006.

Gorjidooz, J. Empowering Young Adults to Better Prepare for Investing and Retirement. Proceedings of the 2005 Annual Meeting of the International Business & Economic Research Conference, pp. October 3-7, 2005.

Gorjidooz, J. The Role of Euro in Regionalism and the World Globalization. Proceedings of the 2005 annual meeting of Western Economic Association International at the Pacific Rim Conference, pp. January 14 -16, 2005.

Gorjidooz, J. and R. Weston, Future of the Maquiladora Industry, Proceedings of the 2004 Annual Meeting of the International Business & Economic Research Conference, pp. October 4-8, 2004.

Gorjidooz, J. and R. Weston, The Role of Euro in Globalization of Eurozone. Proceedings of the 78th Annual Conference of Western Economic Association International, pp. July 11-15, 2003.

Gorjidooz, J. and R. Weston, The Role of Euro in Globalization Proceedings of the 2003 Annual Meeting of the International Applied Business Research Conference, pp. March 17-21, 2003.

Gorjidooz, J. Fortress America as Created by NAFTA and its impact on Direct Foreign Investment. Proceedings of the 2002 Annual Meeting of the International Applied Business Research Conference, pp. March 14-19, 2002.

Gorjidooz, J. Mexicos Performance under NAFTA: Economic Growth and Enhance Interdependence Proceedings of the 2001 Annual Meeting of the International Applied Business Research Conference, pp. March 14-21, 2001.

Gorjidooz, J. Survival Guide for Small Business, Proceedings of the 2000 Annual Meeting of Academy of Business Disciplines Conference, pp. November 9-11, 2000.

Gorjidooz, J. The International Role of the Euro, Proceedings of the 2000 Annual Meeting of the International Applied Business Research Conference, pp. March 13-17, 2000.

Gorjidooz, J. Forecasting Ability of the K-Factor Model of Arbitrage Pricing Theory and the CAPM, Proceeding of the 1987 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Finance Association, 1987.

Gorjidooz, J. The Investment Performance of Property-Liability Insurance Stock Companies: Using the K-Factor Model of Arbitrage Pricing Theory. Proceeding of the 1987 National Meeting of American Risk and Insurance Association, 1987.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2004  Present Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Arizona
Professor of Finance
Granted Tenure in spring of 2007
Promoted to Full Professor in spring of 2009

1999 - 2004 Adams State College, Alamosa, Colorado
Professor of Finance
Granted Tenure in spring of 2004
Promoted to Full Professor in spring of 2004

1998 - 1999 Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
Visiting professor

1987 - 1990 Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan
Assistant professor of Finance

1986 - 1987 University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, Wisconsin
Assistant professor of Finance

1983 - 1986 Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan
Assistant professor of Finance

1981 - 1983 Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Instructor, Part-time



BUSINESS EXPERIENCE:

1988 -1998 President and CEO of Video Giant, Inc.
Coordinated startup and developed planning, financing, and budgeting strategies. Hired, trained, and motivated over 200 sales associates and managers. Directed Video Giant operations from one location to 12 locations.


AWARD AND ACHIEVEMENT:


I. Recipient of Scholarship Award from University of Pittsburgh to attend the 2010 China FDIB program organized by the University of Colorado-Denver CIBER program on January 3-15, 2010 to conduct research in China, an emerged economic powerhouse in the global economy.

II. Recipient of Scholarship Award from University of Michigan to attend the 2009 inaugural Vietnam FDIB program organized by the University of Wisconsin CIBER program on January 3-15, 2009 to conduct global research in International Business.

III. Awarded with a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition for outstanding scholarly activities, instruction, and service activities by the ERAU Department of Business, College of Arts and Sciences in Prescott, in May 2008.

IV. Awarded with a letter of recognition for scholarly activity during 2007-2008 academic year for the grant submitted to the University Internal Research Grant by Provost Heist and Dr. Frederick-Recascino, Vice President for Research & Federal Programs on April 10, 2008.

V. Awarded with a Diploma in Airline Finance and Accounting Management by International Air Transport Association (IATA) Training and Developing Institute in Montreal, Canada, in September 2007.

VI. Awarded with a certification of recognition for successfully completion of an intensive one week course in Passenger Revenue Control at International Air Transport Association (IATA) Training and Developing Institute in Singapore in May 2007.

VII. Awarded with a certificate of recognition for successful completion of a course of study which prepared faculty to function as administrative leaders and build cohesive teams in an academic environment by the ERAU Leadership Institute in May 2007.

VIII. Awarded with a certification of recognition for successfully completion of an intensive two days course in Jet Fuel Price Risk Management with distinction at International Air Transport Association (IATA) Training and Developing Institute in Geneva, Switzerland in June 2006.

IX. Awarded with a certification of recognition for successfully completion of an intensive three days course in Aviation Fuel Management with distinction at International Air Transport Association (IATA) Training and Developing Institute in Geneva, Switzerland in May 2006.

X. Awarded with a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition for outstanding contributions at the ERAU Service Excellence Award by ERAU Prescott Chancellor, Dan Carrell, in Prescott, in March 2006.

XI. Awarded with a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition for outstanding contributions at the ERAU Service Excellence Award by ERAU Prescott Chancellor, Dan Carrell, in Prescott, in February 2006.

XII. Awarded with a certification of recognition for successfully completion of an intensive one week course in Airline Finance and Accounting Management with distinction at International Air Transport Association (IATA) Training and Developing Institute in Singapore in December 2005.

XIII. Awarded with a certification of recognition for successfully completion of Faculty Development in International Business at Daniel Management Center in Moore School of Business at University of South Carolina in June 2005.

XIV. Awarded with a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of scholarly and service efforts including establishment of Phi Beta Lambda Chapter and facilitation of the PBL membership achievements in the Arizona state-wide competition by the ERAU college of Arts and Sciences in Prescott, on May 9, 2005.

XV. Awarded with a letter of recognition for scholarly activity during 2004-2005 academic year for the grant submitted to NASD Investor Education Foundation by Provost John Johnson on April 27, 2005.

XVI. Awarded with a certification for completion of creative vision through implementation helping concessions program reach full potential by ERAU School of Corporate Training and Professional Development in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 12, 2004.

XVII. Awarded with a certificate of appreciation in recognition for outstanding contributions at the ERAU Service Excellence Award by ERAU Prescott Chancellor, Dan Carrell, in Prescott, on August 2004.

XVIII. Recipient of Adviser Service Recognition Award from FBLA-PBL Inc. for untiring efforts, dedication, significant contributions, interest, and support of students preparing for careers in business, July 2004.

XIX. Awarded with a certificate of recognition for outstanding participation and completion of New Faculty Orientation at the ERAU Center for teaching and Learning Excellence from Dr. Shay Jaggard in April 2005.

XX. Recipient of the best paper award presented at the 2002 Annual Meeting of the International Applied Business Research Conference entitled Fortress America as Created by NAFTA and its Impact on Direct Foreign Investment in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 2002.

XXI. Recipient of Adviser Service Recognition Award from FBLA-PBL, Inc. for active participation in the 2000 Fall Leadership Conference.