Rick Nason

Associate Professor (on sabbatical)


Related Information

  • Twitter: rnason_dal

Email: Richard.Nason@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-2879
Fax: 902-494-1503
Mailing Address: 
Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building
6100 University Ave, Room 2014
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

Research Topics:
  • Enterprise risk management
  • Financial risk management
  • Applied complexity science
  • Financial crisis
  • Financial markets
  • Derivatives and financial engineering
  • Small business and entrepreneurial finance


  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • PhD Finance, MBA (Western Ontario)
  • MSc Physics (Pittsburgh)
  • BSc Chemistry, Mathematics (McMurry)

Current Teaching

Awards and Honours

  • 2020  Faculty of Management Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2008, 2010  Manulife Award for Teaching Excellence
  • 2006  A. Gordon Archibald Award for Teaching Excellence
  • 2004  Honorary Membership, Golden Key International Honour Society
  • 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015  MBA Professor of the Year awards, Dalhousie University

Selected Publications

  • Small Business Finance and Valuation. Nason, R., Nordqvist, D. New York: Business Expert Press  (2020)
  • Risk Management for Nonprofit Organizations. Nason, R., Livvarcin, O. New York: Business Expert Press  (2020)
  • Essentials of Enterprise Risk Management: Practical Concepts of ERM for General Managers. Nason, R., Flemming, I. New York: Business Expert Press  (2017)
  • Essentials of Financial Risk Management: Practical Concepts for the General Manager. Nason, R., Chard, B. New York: Business Expert Press  (2017)
  • Rethinking Risk Management: Critically Examining Old Ideas and New Concepts. Nason, R. New York: Business Expert Press  (2017)