F. Frank Ghannadian
Education1980 University of Tennessee, BSBA
1981 Queens College, MBA
1987 Georgia State University, Ph.D.
Courses TaughtInternational Finance
Career SpecialtiesFrank Ghannadian specializes in international business and finance, financial institutions and investing.
Professional and Community Activities:Frank Ghannadian joined the UT community in July 2007 as the dean of the Sykes College of Business.
He previously served as interim dean, associate dean, chief operating officer and professor of finance at the Stetson School of Business and Economics at Mercer University. While at Mercer, Ghannadian founded and developed the executive MBA and initiated two new Master of Science programs. During his tenure at Mercer, he developed various offsite MBA programs for Bellsouth and Dekalb Medical and initiated the School of Business speaker series.
He began his academic career as an instructor at Georgia State University.
Honors and AwardsFrank Ghannadian received the Best Paper Award in 2003 from the Association for Global Business and Economics. He also was awarded the SSBE Outstanding Research Award in 1997 and 1998.
Ghannadian has served on editorial boards of major business journals and his publications have appeared in more than 40 outlets, including the International Journal of Social Economics, European Business Review and Journal of Economic Development.
He is also a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Kappa Phi and the International Business Honor Society.