Professor Rizwan Tahir
Professor Rizwan Tahir holds a PhD in Economics from McMaster University where he also serves as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Rizwan has taught economics and finance courses at universities in Canada, Malaysia, Bahrain and Pakistan. His background in Islamic finance comes from his studies at the International Islamic University Islamabad. He participated in organizing international seminars and workshops on topics related to Islamic banking and finance while associated with the Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad, Pakistan. Dr. Rizwan’s research interests are in applied econometrics, international trade, economic integration, and Islamic banking & finance. Dr. Rizwan was an active member of the executive committee of Thunder Bay Muslim Association from 1998 to 2000. He currently serves on the education committee at the Centre for Islamic Knowledge (CIK).