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Dr. Tolina Fufa

Dr. Tolina Fufa

Assistant Professor

"Teaching is learning! It's my preferred career."

Degrees Held:

  • Ph.D. in Economics – Oklahoma State University, 2015
  • M.A. in Global Human Studies – Osaka University, 2010
  • MSc in Economics – Addis Ababa University, 2006
  • B.A. in Economics – Mekelle University, 2000

Career Highlights:

I have more than 10 years of teaching experience at university level.

Which class do you teach online?

Macroeconomics for Business Managers.

What do you want your students to take away from class?

Critical thinking, logical reasoning and economic thinking.

Why did you start teaching?

Teaching is learning! It's my preferred career.

What advice would you give to your online students?

Work as hard and smart as you can; widen your viewpoint; question common wisdom as it's the best way to learn new things; think critically and reason logically.

What is the one book you think everyone should read?

The Bible. Irrespective of our religious backgrounds, the Bible can teach us a lot.

What qualities make someone particularly successful in the business world?

Think outside the box, ahead of others and be resourceful.

What do you do when you need a laugh?

Talk to old friend(s).

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