Varga Azad, PhD

Dr. Varga Azad has more than 26 years of professional experience in different parts of the World Bank specializing in international economics, modeling, econometrics, and management information systems. Dr. Azad holds an MPhil (PhD equivalent) in Economics from George Washington University; a Master of Science in Economics from Texas A & M University; a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership from Nova South Easter University; a Master of Science in Information Systems from Strayer University; and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Pahlavi University in Iran. As a professor, Dr. Azad has served the academic circles of Johns Hopkins University, Strayer University, Stratford University, University of District Columbia, and Potomac College. She has taught in the areas of marketing, management, business, finance, economics, mathematics, statistics, financial management, and financial accounting. Prior to her time at VIU, Dr. Azad served as the lead mathematics professor for Strayer University. She has also participated in preparing and authoring many publications. Presently, she teaches economics, mathematics, statistics, financial accounting, and marketing courses both on-campus and online.