Haideh Salehi-Esfahani is a principal lecturer in economics. She has been teaching economics at UW since 1990. Originally from Iran, Haideh received her B.Sc. in mathematical economics and econometrics from the London School of Economics in 1979 and her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1985. She has taught at the University of Utah during 1985-1990. Her areas of specialization and interest include international trade and economic development, and institutional development and emergence of rule of law. She teaches courses in principles of economics and international trade at the undergraduate level at UW. She has been teaching principles of microeconomics, Econ 200, since fall 2006 and is excited to offer an online version of this course for the ISS program.