Rick Nason

Associate Professor; Program Director, MBA(FS)

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Rowe School of Business

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
  • Complexity
  • Financial crisis
  • Financial risk assessment
  • Derivatives
  • Hedging strategies

Education

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

Current Teaching

Awards and Honours

  • 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

  • It's not complicated: The art and science of complexity in business. Nason, R. Toronto: University of Toronto Press  (2017, forthcoming)
  • Financial Management: Theory and Practice, 3rd Canadian Edition. Brigham, E.F., Ehrhardt, M.C., Gessaroli, J. & Nason, R.R.  Scarborough, ON: Nelson (2017)
  • The need for VUCA management in financial education. Technical Report UPWT 2015/24, Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of Pretoria  (2015)
  • Market risk management and common elements with credit risk management. Nason, R. In: J. Fraser & B. Simkins (Eds.), Enterprise Risk Management: Today's leading research and best practices for tomorrow's executives. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley (2010)
  • Credit risk management. Nason, R.  In: J. Fraser & B. Simkins (Eds.), Enterprise Risk Management: Today's leading research and best practices for tomorrow's executives. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley (2010)