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Nichols College

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Karin Curran

Professor Curran has spent the past 25 years teaching business and instructional technology skills in a variety of settings both nationwide and abroad including professional development seminars, corporate and teacher training facilities, and online institutions. She also taught for the Nichols College Alliance Program, teaching both Financial and Managerial Accounting to upperclassmen for college credit and working with the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants to promote the program throughout the state. She is a pioneer of online education and began designing and teaching web-based curriculum to students since 1998.

Depending on the semester, Professor Curran teaches the following courses:

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting Lab
  • Principles of Finance
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics

Industry Experience

  • Business Teacher/Instructional Technology Specialist
  • Corporate Trainer, Akuity Technologies

Research Interests
Her research interests include international education, distance learning, and financial literacy.


In her spare time, Professor Curran enjoys spending time with her husband and two children going for walks, biking, camping, and vacationing in Maine.