Dr. Ramin Nassehi
Lecturer (Teaching) in Economics
Ramin Nassehi is a Lecturer (Teaching) at the Department of Economics at UCL and leads our work on connecting students with research, but organising our annual undergraduate conference, Explore Econ, and designing innovative ways to help academics communicate about their research to students (UCL Economics Research Digest Podcast and Get to Know your Professor). He has been educated at the University of Oxford, LSE, Queen Mary University and University of Tehran. Before joining the UCL, he taught economics at King’s College London and School of Oriental & African Studies. Ramin has won five teaching awards in the past four years including the best BSc Lecturer (optional modules) in the Department of Economics at UCL (2018), the SOAS Director’s Prize in Inspirational and Innovative Teaching (2017), nomination for Teaching Excellence Award at King’s College London (2017) and the Fractional Teaching Prize in the Department of Economics at SOAS (2015 & 2016).
His economics expertise is in Economic History, brought to life by his UCL Economics Walks, and International Economics including political economy. His education research interests are in place-based teaching, producing engaging multimedia approaches to communicating economics and encouraging interaction in large group teaching. He is a member of the CORE team, producing ‘walk through’ video tutorials to support student understanding of fundamental models in textbooks.