Jul 11, 2012

Expert to teach Globalization

Dr. Andrew T. Hook, PhD, an international economist, will teach one economics course at Central Lakes College starting with the fall term Aug. 27. Dr. Hook is scheduled to teach a three-credit, topics in economics course titled “Globalization” Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 to 10:50 a.m. in C237 on the Brainerd campus. An expert on the economies of the world, Dr. Hook has 30 years of experience in banking, finance and economic development in Africa, Asia, South and Central Americas, North America, the Caribbean and Europe.
He has worked for the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, providing support for financial sector infrastructure projects, technical assistance in payment systems and preparing numerous reports on international banking and financial and economic policy.
            Dr. Hook holds a master’s degree in economics from New York University, a Master of Business Administration degree in finance and accounting from Columbia University, and doctoral degrees from Cornell University (French literature) and New York University (economics).
In Afghanistan he worked closely with the Governor of the Central Bank during the country’s implementation of a currency conversion.
This won’t be his first visit to Central Lakes College. In 2008 he was a presenter at a forum for the Gordon Rosenmeier Center for State and Local Government at CLC.
Information and registration details can be found at www.clcmn.edu