Dr. Mijid's Biography
Dr. Nara Mijid has been an Assistant Professor of Economics at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) since August 2009. Currently she is a faculty advisor to the CCSU’s Chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) International Honor Society in Economics. Prior to coming to CCSU, she taught at Colorado State University as an instructor and Front Range Community College as an adjunct faculty.
Professor Mijid received her Ph.D. in Economics from Colorado State University in 2009. Her dissertation is on "Gender, Race, and Credit Rationing of Small Businesses". She is the recipient of dual masters’ degrees in Economics and Finance from the University of Colorado at Denver (2001). She also possesses nine years of working experience in commercial banking.
She is a winner of the 2008 Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Award. Her research and teaching focus is on gender issues, small business financing, financial institutions, financial system, monetary policy, economic eduction and online learning.