Bina, Cyrus

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BINA, Cyrus

BINA, Cyrus. American, b. 1946. Genres: Poetry, Economics, Philosophy. Career: Teacher of mathematics, social sciences, and English at a high school in Tehran, Iran, 1965-66; Iranian Treasury Department, Plan and Budget Organization, Tehran, foreign exchange analyst, 1966-68; Division of Social Security and Insurance, Tehran, chief auditor, 1969-71; Ball State University, Muncie, IN, instructor in economics, 1972-74; American University, Washington, DC, instructor in economics, 1977-79; Towson State University, Towson, MD, instructor in economics, 1979-80; EMAY Corp., McLean, VA, senior economist, 1980-81; Washington International College, Washington, DC, associate professor of economics and statistics, 1981-82; American University, Center for Technology and Administration, instructor, 1982; Olivet College, Olivet, MI, professor of economics and director of Economics Program, 1982-87; Providence College, Providence, RI, professor of economics, 1987-90; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, faculty associate and visiting scholar at Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 1989-91, research associate, 1991-96; University of Redlands, Whitehead College, lead faculty for theses, honors, and research projects, and Director of the Center of Unified, Global, and Applied Research, 1996-98; California State University, Fullerton, School of Business and Economics, 1999-2000; University of Minnesota, professor of economics and management, 2000-. Publications: Accounting Handbook for Community Development, 1980; The Economics of the Oil Crisis, 1985; (ed. with H. Zangeneh and contrib.) Modern Capitalism and Islamic Ideology in Iran, 1992; (ed. with L. Clements and C. Davis) Beyond Survival: Wage Labor in the Late Twentieth Century, 1996; The Sun and the Earth (poetry), 1998. Contributor of articles and reviews to economic, political studies, and sociology journals. Address: Department of Economics, 206 Camden, University of Minnesota-Morris, 600 E 4th St, Morris, MN 56267, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]