Gordon Ford College of Business Staff
- Assistant Professor - Economics
Dr. Golnaz Motie’s research interests are applied macroeconomics, international economics and forecasting, especially foreign investment and its effects on real GDP. She completed her PhD from West Virginia University in 2018 and worked as an instructor at Bowling Green State University before joining WKU. She earned masters degrees in economics from West Virginia University and the University of Warwick, UK. Golnaz’s work experience includes being an economic analyst for banks in Iran and a market researcher for companies in the UK. She received a Doctoral Student Research Paper Award and an Outstanding Merit Fellowship, both from West Virginia University.