Department of Business - Administration

Department of Business Chair

Dr. John M. Courington

Professor of Business and Economics
580.581.7984 Fax

Director, Business Research Center

Dr. Syed Ahmed

Dr. Syed Ahmed

Professor of Economics
Ph.D. in Economics, Simon Fraser University 
580.581.6723 Fax


Dr. Syed Ahmed is a Professor of Economics and Director of the Bill W. Burgess, Jr. Business Research Center. Dr. Ahmed earned his bachelor's degree in Economics from University of Dhaka, master's degrees in Economics from University of Dhaka and University of Manitoba and a Ph.D. in Economics from Simon Fraser University. He taught at the University of Victoria and the University of Dhaka. He has published articles in numerous refereed journals and has made many presentations at professional conferences. Recently he completed an instructor's manual for a popular Canadian Money and Banking Text. Currently he is working on the Asian currency crisis. His dream is to write a best seller in international finance one day.

Ayrika Watson

Ayrika Watson

Graduate Coordinator
Cynthia S. Ross Hall - Room 225
Phone: 580-581-2271


Contact Information

Cynthia S. Ross Hall, Ste 225
2800 W Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK 73505
580.581.2267 Phone
580.581.7984 Fax