Lecture by Casimir Dadak, professor of finance and economics; M.A., Academy of Economics, Krakow, Poland; Ph.D., Fordham University. Dadak teaches business and finance courses, in particular, corporate finance, investments, international finance, and strategic management. He taught at universities in the United States and Europe prior to coming to Hollins in the spring of 2000. His research interests include the economic and financial transformation of East-central Europe, European monetary integration, the stock market, and Catholic social teaching. Professor Dadak has extensively published in English and his native Polish. His papers have appeared in "The Wall Street Journal," "Cato Journal," "The Independent Review," "Review of Business," "Krakowskie Studia Miedzynarodowe," "Miedzynarodowy Przeglad Polityczny," "Arcana" and "Ethos." His short pieces regularly appear in a major Polish national weekly, "Gazeta Polska." He has also presented numerous papers at professional conferences.