Reza Kheirandish is a Professor of Economics and the Chair of Department of Accounting, Business Law, Economics, and Finance in the College of Business at Clayton State University, Morrow, Georgia. He received his Ph.D. degree in Economics from Virginia Tech in 2008, his M.S. degree in Economics from Virginia Tech in 2000, and his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 1994. Reza has visited the Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition (ABC) at Max Planck Institute for Human Development on several occasions from 2013 to 2017 and he is currently a visiting scholar at Harding Center for Risk Literacy at Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin since September 2017. Reza served as the director of the Center for Research in Economic Sustainability and Trends (CREST) in the College of Business at Clayton State University 2010-2015. He is a member of AEA, AIRLEAP, DSI, IAREP, Herbert Simon Society, MEEA, SAM, SABE, SEA, SEDSI, SEINFORMS, and SGE. Reza has served as the faculty advisor of the Clayton State University chapter of SAM, 2010-2018 and as a co-advisor 2007-2009 & 2019 to present.