MEET THE FACULTY

                                                                             

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Professor Samir Richard Moussalli, PhD

Area of expertise: International Business, International Marketing, Principles of Management, Organization Behavior, Human Resource Management, Quantitative Methods, Research Design, Change Management,Global Leadership.

Teaching expertise:20 year progressive teaching career in traditional classroom setting as well as online teaching.

Education: Ph.D., Auburn University, M.B.A., Auburn University, M.S., University of Michigan, B.S., California State University

Other:  In addition to teaching dr. Moussalli also serves as dean at W. James Samford School of Business at Huntingdon College and has also served though various academic appointments with Indiana Institute of Technology, University of Maryland, SKEMA Business School.Founder of of Academic World Travel and World Consulting Group.Board of directors (Global Business and Technology Association and European Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurial Education)

 

 

 

Dr John BennettProfessor John Bennett, PhD.

Area of expertise: Organizational Leadership, Entrepreneurship,Organizational Behavior, Management, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Management, Strategy.

Teaching expertise: On-line expert level professor in Organizational Leadership, Organizational Development, Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management, Management, Systems Redesign and Engineering, Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Education:B.S. in Professional Studies, majors: Organizational Behavior, Criminal Justice and Forensic Science, Military Science and Leadership, Duquesne University.M.S. in Leadership, major: Community Leadership, Duquesne University C.A.G.S. in Leadership, Regent University Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, major: Entrepreneurial Leadership, Regent University

Other:

Fellowship in Health Services Research; Operations Management and Systems Engineering. Office of Systems Redesign and Veteran’s Engineering Resource Center (OSR&VERC),and Center For Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP).Fellowship in Public Health Assessment& Program Evaluation,U.S. Army Institute of Public Health(AIPH). Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research, Regent University Center for Entrepreneurship (RCE)

 

 

Professor Mohammed Nadeem, PhDTelA_DrNadeem

Area of expertise: Dr.Mohammed Nadeem is a “Fulbright Specialist”, Professor of Marketing/Leadership & an International Speaker on Strategic & Global Marketing Management/Leadership focused on linking business strategy to marketing strategy with Customer Intimacy / Consumer Behavior from a Digital Marketing / Social Media perspective.

Teaching expertise: Dr. Nadeem teaches MBA and PhD courses in—Marketing Management/Leadership, Global Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Marketing Strategy, Multi-Cultural Marketing, Marketing in Emerging Economies and Case Method Workshops. Dr Nadeem’s research has won several awards including the distinguished Scholarship Award, prestigious Professoriate award and and Best Research Paper Award. Professor Nadeem serves as a reviewer for AMA & ACR and has consulted for clients in Education and High-tech industries in US & Middle East (Bahrain, UAE) and Saudi Arabia (MILE, Qassim U, & Jazan U). Dr Nadeem has worked as a Program Manager of Marketing and Business Development for over ten years at Lockheed Martin and Western Digital Corporations, Silicon Valley, CA

Education: PhD (Business) from UIU,Cincinnati,Ohio and PDP (Marketing) from Harvard University, Cambridge,

Other: Professor Nadeem believes in preparing leaders to contribute lasting value to all types of organizations, in all sectors, and wherever there are opportunities to make a positive difference for business and society. Dr. Nadeem’s research explores customer loyalty and satisfaction issues, and how social media impacts the decisions of consumers, and how firms can market their products and services more successfully.

 

 

Professor Alex Reuben Kira, PhD.Kira

Area of expertise: Finance, Business Management, Capital Markets, Banking, Budgeting, Accounting, Tourism, Local Government Financial Management

Teaching expertise: Expert level teaching expertise in International Finance, Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Public Finance; Taxation, Financial Institutions, Lending Management, Cost & Management Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Investment, Managerial Finance, SMEs Management & Financing, Microfinance.

Education: PhD in Economics – (Finance) from Shanghai University of Finance & Economics, China in October, 2013.Master of Business Administration (MBA) from University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in November, 2007.Bachelor of Accounting & Finance (BAF) from Mzumbe University, Tanzania in November, 2005

 

 

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Professor James V Neblett, III DBA, SPHR, GPHR

Area of expertise: Human Resources, Organizational Leadership, Strategic Management

 Teaching expertise: New York University. Expert level online instructor in Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, Curriculum Development, Performance Management, Compensation, International Human Resources, Cross Cultural Management, Strategic Management, and Talent Management.

 Education: B.S. Financial Advising Purdue University,M.A Organizational Management University of Phoenix Certificate in Human Resources New York University,D.B.A. Management Argosy University

 

 

 

Vincent Brown

Professor Vincent Brown, Phd

Area of expertise: Supply chain management, strategy, and project management.

Teaching Expertise: Expert level online teacher. Ten years online experience teaching for University of London and City University of Seattle.

Education: Doctorate (Ph.D.) in management with a focus in marketing and consumer behavior from the Royal Holloway School of Management, University of London, England.  Dr. Brown also has a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University, and an MBA from City University of Seattle. He has also obtained post-graduate certificates in project management from the University of Washington, and in management strategies from Cornell University and UCLA. He is also a certified project manager (PMP) with over 10 years of experience managing technology projects in a wide variety of industries.

Other: Dr. Brown also works with the Microsoft Corporation in Seattle. In addition he is a certified project manager (PMP) with over 10 years of experience managing technology projects in a wide variety of industries.

 

 

Professor Matthew Gilbert, MBATEL-A Faculty Bio Photo (Matthew Gilbert)

Area of expertise:  Mr. Gilbert is a business professor and instructional designer who offers expertise in the following subjects: communication, computer applications, consumer behavior, entrepreneurship, leadership, management, marketing, organizational behavior, and public speaking with an added emphasis in social media marketing and strategy.

Teaching expertise: A business professor since 2007 Mr. Gilbert has taught communication, management, and marketing courses online and on campuses across Southern California for Antioch University, National University, UCLA Extension, UC Santa Barbara Extension and other academic institutions. In addition, he has developed online and hybrid courses to achieve the learning and development goals of various private organizations. Embracing an opportunity abroad, since September 2014 he has taught undergraduate courses as a lecturer in the College of Business at a university in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Education: BA, University of California at Santa Barbara, MBA, Woodbury University

Other: Gilbert is presently writing “EdX E-Learning Course Development,” a book for educators designing, developing, and deploying an interactive and informative MOOC course for the edX learning management system (to be published in 2015 by Packt Publishing). As an instructional designer Mr. Gilbert leverages his subject matter expertise to create academic courses delivered on campus and online with Blackboard, Canvas, eCollege, edX, Moodle, Sakai — and a unique platform that delivers curriculum via an iPad app.

 

 

Professor Kathy Milhauser, DBA, PMPsom_kathy_milhauser

Area of expertise: Project Management, Process Improvement,Organizational Culture and Change, Distributed/Virtual Team Leadership, Human Resource Management, Educational Technology Integration.

Teaching expertise:  General Management, Project Management, Human Resource Management, Organizational Communication, Organizational Change, Leadership, Higher Education Leadership, Technology Management

Education: B.A. in Communication – Marylhurst University, M.A. in Educational Technology – Pepperdine University, DMgt with emphasis in Management Education, George Fox University

Other: Project Management Professional (PMP) credential holder – Project Management Institute (PMI) – 2008 to present

 

 

ManzurProfessor Manzur Quader, PhD.

Area of expertise: Financial economics.

Teaching experience: Seven years progressive teaching experience.

Education:PhD in Economics: University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. Thesis title: Corporate efficiency, financial constraints and the role of internal finance: A study on capital market imperfection. MSc in Financial and Business Economics Institution: University of Essex, United Kingdom. Result: Distinction BSS in Economics with honors (Exam held in 2003) Institution: University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Result: 1st class

 

 

Professor Ara Aftab, MBA, PhD candidate.Aftab

Area of expertise: Strategic HR, Database Management Systems, Digital Communication Systems, C++ ,Java Programming ,Microwave Engineering.

Teaching expertise: Six years’teaching experience at Arab Open University, Hail, Saudi Arabia and Purushottam Institute of Engineering and Technology, Rourkela ,India .Excellent communication skills in addition to sincerity and dedication.

Education: M.B.A. (Human Resource) from Indira Gandhi National Open University,New Delhi,India.2009 :M.B.A. (PGDM) from Indira Gandhi National Open University,New Delhi,India. M.B.A(DM) from Indira Gandhi National Open University,New Delhi,India.2004 B.E. (Electronica and Telecommunications Engineering) graduated from Purushottam Institute of Engineering and Technology,Rourkela,Odisha,India,1994. Ravenshaw University, India, PhD candidate.

 

Professor Eythor Ivar Jonsson, DBAEythor

Area of expertise: Entrepreneurship, Accelerators, Advisory boards, Board Governance,Venture Capital, Start-ups.

Teaching experience: 10 plus years progressive teaching experience

Education:  Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) at Henley Management College (HMC), UK, 2007. Research field: Corporate Governance in innovative and growing organizations.
Advanced Degree in Consultancy and Research (AdipC) – HMC (UK)
MSc. in International Business from the University of Iceland/Aarhus School of Business (Denmark). Cand. Oecon in Business from the University of Iceland. Specialization: Finance (and Marketing).

Other:Managing Director of Accelerate Business in Denmark and Center for Corporate Governance in Iceland. Director for Center for Corporate Governance, Iceland. Chairman SEED Forum Milan.

 

 

Professor Solomon Nyaanga, PhD14d06d9

Area of expertise: Information Technology.

Teaching expertise: Dr. Nyaanga has over 20 years of progressive teaching experience in the united states.

Education: PhD, Stevens Institute of Technology, Information Management. MBA, Long Island University, NY. MA, Economics, Long Island University, NY.

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