Alejandro Cañadas earned his Licentiate in Economics from the Catholic University in Buenos Argentina (UCA), a Master in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of Dayton, a Ph.D. in Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics from the Ohio State University, and an M.A. in Biblical Theology from John Paul the Great Catholic University.

Alejandro Cañadas is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Bolte School of Business at Mount St. Mary’s University since 2008 where he teaches Corporate Finance, Financial Analysis, Applied Economic Analysis, and Ethics in Business among other classes at the undergraduate and MBA program. He is a current Fellow at the Institute for Ethics for Communication and Organizations (IECO) Research Institute, University of Valencia. His current research interest is on Social Impact Investment and Integral Economics. Dr. Cañadas has been an Adjunct Professor of Economics at the Catholic University of America in Washington DC, where he has been teaching Neuroeconomics & Behavioral Economics, and Ethics in Development Economics. He has been a visiting professor at John Paul the Great Catholic University, Calvin College and the University of Dayton. Dr. Cañadas has also been a visiting scholar at Oxford University (England); Technological University of Monterrey (Guadalajara, Mexico); University of La Plata (Argentina); Francisco de Vitoria University (Madrid, Spain); Lumsa University (Rome, Italy); Pontifical University of the Holy Cross (Rome, Italy); University of Barcelona (Spain); Pontifical University of Regina Apostolorum (Rome, Italy); University of Navarra, IESE, Business School (Barcelona, Spain). Dr. Cañadas has created different classes to integrate Catholic Social Teaching and the Catholic Vision of the Human Person to Economics and Finance as well as a biblical foundation to the classes of Finance and Economics.

Alejandro Cañadas has been a North America regional coordinator for the Young Scholar Initiative (YSI), which is part of the Institute of New Economic Thinking (INET) in New York. Professor Cañadas other areas of interest are Economic Theology, International Finance, Inequality, and Economic Growth and the Moral Implication of Financial and Economic Markets. Dr. Cañadas is pursuing the M.A in Philosophy from Mount St. Mary’s University and a Master in Science and Faith at the University Regina Apostulorum in Rome, Italy.