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Department of Business

Dr. Massood Saffarian

Dr. Massood Saffarian

Associate Professor, Business Accounting and Economics
Herrington Hall, Room 248
918-343-7969
msaffarian@rsu.edu

 

Education

Ph.D., Agricultural Economics
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
2000
Dissertation: Development of a Community Simulation Model as an experiential learning tool.

M.Sc., Financial Accounting
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
1993

B.Sc. Cost Accounting
College of Advanced Accounting, Iran
1974

Experience

2008-Present, Associate Professor of Business
Rogers State University, Claremore, OK

2001-2008, Associate Professor, College of Business
Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Enid, OK

  • Economics, Accounting, Management, Finance

1998-2000, Research Assistant, College of Agricultural Economics
1993-1997, Computer Lab Instructor and Lab Monitor, College of Business
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

1977-1986, Hotel Manager, Atrak Hotel
Mashhad, Iran

1972-1975, Assistant Accountant
A. Hakim Trade Company, Tehran

1971-1972, Night Auditor
Kings’ Hotel, Tehran

Memberships

  • Served as Chair of Assessments for Undergraduate Students, College of Business, NWOSU
  • American Agricultural Economic Association
  • Journal of the Community Development Society
  • NWOSU Enid Multicultural Club
  • Center for Business Development and the Business, E-Commerce and Agriculture Department

Professional Activities

  • Developed six new courses in accounting and economics
  • Attending the Financial Accounting Conferences, (years 2001 and 2007), sponsored by the College of Business Administration, Oklahoma State University, OK
  • Managing the annual meetings of Oklahoma Society of Accountants with NWOSU accounting students
  • Hosting Oklahoma Accounting Educators’ Conference 2008–Enid campus

Invited Guest Lecturers

  • Mrs. Christy Mapp, audit partner of Conoco Company
  • Dr. Shahrokh Sodagaran, Department Head at School of Accounting, Oklahoma State University
  • Dr. David Heneberry, Assistant Dean for International Programs, Division of Agricultural Science and Natural Resources and professor of International Economics at Oklahoma State University

Awards

  • Outstanding Professor of Business-Year 2008

Publications

Submitted paper for publication: Massood Saffarian, and Michael Woods, "Development of a Simulation Model for Classroom Teaching".