Professor El-Hodiri, CV. Download complete CV


  • Ph.D. Economics and Mathematical Statistics, 1966, University of Minnesota
  • M.A. Mathematics, 1966, University of Minnesota
  • M.A. Economics and mathematical statistics, 1961, University of Minnesota
  • Aspirant (dynamical systems and probability theory), No Degrees: 1958-1959, Moscow Government University, Soviet Union
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Economics, 1958, Cairo University
  • Language Skills: Arabic, Russian, French, and Biblical Hebrew

Professional Positions

Administrative Positions

  • Director, Transition Studies Program, University of Kansas, 1996-2000
  • Associate Director, Institute for Public Policy and Business Research (IPPBR), University of Kansas, 1994-2000
  • Director, Fiscal Management Training Project, NTF/Barents Group, Russian Federation, 1997-1999
  • Co-Director, Research, IPPBR, University of Kansas, 1993-1994
  • Associate Director, Research, IPPBR, University of Kansas
  • Director, Economic Research, IPPBR, University of Kansas, 1986-1993
  • Research Associate, IPPBR, University of Kansas, 1984-2000
  • Head, Department of Econometric Models, Institute of National Planning, Egypt, 1967 1968
  • Director of Econometric Studies, Office of the Minister of Treasury, Egypt. 1966-1967

Teaching and Research Positions

  • Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Kansas, 1973-Present
  • Curtsy Professor of Humanities and Western Civilization, University of Kansas, 1997-2010
  • Curtsy Professor of African and Afro-American Studies, University of Kansas, 1984-Present
  • Faculty Honors Fellow, University of Kansas, 2000-2006
  • Professor of Russian and East European Studies, University of Kansas, 1995-2003
  • Intra-University Professor, Mathematics, University of Kansas, 1981-1982
  • Associate Professor, Economics Department, University of Kansas, 1969-1972
  • Visiting Associate Professor, Economics Department, University of Kansas, 1968-1969
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Economics Department, Purdue University, 1965-1966
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Economics Department, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Instructor, NSF Summer Workshop on Mathematics for Professors of Economics, 1965
  • Instructor, Economics Department, University of Minnesota, 1963-1965
  • Advisor to the PhD program in KazNu (eminna Abu Nasr Ali al Farabi) Almaty, Kazakhstan, 2006-Present
  • Consultant/Instructor, Sales Tax Project, Cairo Egypt (with KPMG and USAID), Summer 2000
  • Chief Country Representative, Barents Group LLC, Russia, 1998-1999
  • Chief Economist/Senior Resident Advisor, USAID Financial Restructuring Project, Russian Federation, 1993–1995
  • Consultant, Sudan Government Transportation Project, 1973-1974

Professional Affiliations (past and present)

  • American Economic Association (currently inactive)
  • American Association for Evolutionary Economics (currently inactive)
  • Western Economic Association (current)
  • Mathematical Association of America (currently inactive)
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) (current)
  • SIAM Activity Group on Optimization. (current)
  • SIAM Activity Group on Dynamical Systems (current)
  • Soceity for Neuroeconomics (current)
  • AAUP: President University of Kansas Chapter, President Kansas Conference. 2010-2012