Dr. G. Rod Erfani

Professor of Economics

FACULTY ADVISER:  Economics Club, Delta of Kentucky Chapter at Transylvania University,   Omicron Delta Epsilon (International Honor Society in Economics)

FACULTY ADVISER & INSTRUCTOR: Transylvania University Karate Club (TUKC)

CHIEF INSTRUCTOR: Kentucky Shotokan Karate Association

Dr. G. Rod Erfani is a professor of economics at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky. Professor Erfani received his Ph.D. in Economics from Florida State University, where he concentrated in International Trade & Finance. He also holds a M.A. and a B.S. degree, both in Economics. Prior to joining the economics faculty at Transylvania University in 1986, he was a professor at Spring Hill College, Alabama and Central College, Iowa.  Dr. Erfani is the author of numerous articles published in refereed economics and business journals.    He has made professional presentations throughout the United States and in many foreign countries including, Austria, Brazil, Canada, England, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, Romania and Spain. His current research interests are in the fields of international economics and economic growth. Dr. Erfani served as the USA Junior Team Coach at the World Karate-do Championships (World Shoto Cup) which was sponsored by the Japan Karate Association in Sydney, Australia, 2006.

Office Information:

  • Office: Cowgill Center, Room 212
  • Phone: (859) 233-8196

Email: Dr. G. Rod Erfani