Edmund Khashadourian, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor, College of Business

EDUCATION:
Ph.D., International Economics, National University of Iran 1998M.S., Theoretical Economics, National University of Iran 1991B.A., Economics, National University of Iran 1989

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
EconomicsAcademic Journalism

Ed Khashadourian is the principal at Opportunity to Assets, a startup Social Enterprise that offers programing, technology, and technical support to community based organizations in field of asset building. He has an extensive research background and has published articles in the areas of saving, wealth building, and economics. In 2008, Ed received the Master of Innovation Award from United Way of Greater Los Angeles. In 2009, he was recognized as an Innovation Champion by the Center for Enterprise Development (CFED) in Washington DC and in 2012, Ed received the Robert A McNeely Trailblazer Award from the Community Financial Resource Center in Los Angeles.

Ed holds a PhD degree in international economics. Aside from his involvement in the field of community economic development, Ed is involved with private regional universities in S. California and teaches courses in organizational leadership, economics, and statistics. He also serves on dissertation committees for doctoral degree candidates. Ed also serves as a commissioner at the Audit Committee of City of Glendale.