Thursday May 31st, 2012 at 3 P.M. Sala Seminari Euricse (Via San Giovanni, 36)
Zohreh Emami, professor of Economics at Alverno College will held a lecture on "Social economics and evolutionary learning".
Zohreh Emami teaches courses in international and development economics, women and the economy, women and leadership, the economic environment, and business and management. Dr. Emami consults with colleges and universities on teaching, learning, and curriculum design. She also writes and publishes in these areas and in the field of economics. Her book Engendering Economics: Conversations with Women Economists in the United States, coauthored with Paulette Olson, was published in April 2002. She has also written on the contributions of British economist Joan Robinson to the methodology and pedagogy of economics. She is currently involved in writing on the role of education in sustainable economic and democratic development. Dr. Emami has served as president of the Association for Social Economics and on the boards of the Association for Social Economics, International Association for Feminist Economics, and Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership.