Dr., Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Novosibirsk State University
Dr. Izyumov is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Louisville. A graduate of Moscow State University, he worked at the International Economics unit of the Russian Academy of Sciences consulting for the USSR, the Russian government, and the United Nations. As a business consultant, he helped organize some of the first joint ventures in Russia. Dr. Izyumov taught economics and international relations in Europe, Canada, and the United States. He has conducted lectures and seminars at Harvard, Columbia, MIT, Tufts, Brown, Berkeley, and Stanford. He has published more than sixty academic articles on economics and business and worked as a columnist for Newsweek International 1989 -1997. A contributor to The Washington Post, International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, Globe and Mail, and Le Figaro, Dr. Izyumov has also appeared on CNN, ABC, NPR, MSNBC, BBC, and other networks. He has worked and/or traveled to more than seventy countries.