Dr. Rachid Alami is the Associate Dean of Graduate School in charge of the MBA and MITM Programs. Dr. Rachid obtained his PhD and MBA from Paris Dauphine University. He is certified in Leadership and Executive Coaching from MIT Boston and Cergy University. Recently, Dr. Rachid has obtained a master’s degree in Positive Psychology from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge and Post Graduate certificate in Applied Research in Education from UCL London.
Dr. Gurrib holds a PhD in Finance and a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics and Finance) from Curtin University (Australia), a Master of Finance and a Master of Professional Accounting from Victoria State University, Australia.
Dr. Haq holds a PhD in Marketing from Charles Darwin University (Australia) and an MBA in Marketing from Central Queensland University (Australia). Dr. Haq is considered a pioneer of research in marketing spiritual tourism and a recognized expert of Islamic marketing. Since 2016, he has been a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Islamic Marketing, Emerald, Scopus and the Journal of Management and Research.
Dr. Mohamed Noureldin Abdelhakim is a valued Professor with over 25 years of academic excellence, accomplished through distinguished research, professional experience, and teaching in UAE. He received his PhD in Business and Informatics from Salford University, UK. He is a member of several professional organisations: IEEE, ACM, and ISACA. He has also acquired professional experience as IT Director, and Dean College of Business. Dr. Abdelhakim’s research and academic brilliance is specialised in Business and Information Technology.
PhD in Management Information Systems (University of Salford, UK)
Dr. Elshareif holds a PhD in Finance,M. Sc. in Finance, B.Sc. in Cost and Management Accounting and a professional certification from UK (ACCA).
Prior to joining CUD, He has taught for more than 20 years in both public and private universities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Elshareif is also experienced in industry, having worked as Managing Director of the National Institute of Accounting Studies, a chartered accountant and one of the co-founders of RYE intentional for auditing and consultancy services in Sudan.
PhD University Putra Malaysia (AACSB Accredited), Malaysia, ACCA (UK) & Chartered Accountants (CA)
Steven Buigut is Professor of Economics at Canadian University Dubai (CUD). He joined CUD after serving in various capacities (Professor, Department Chair, and Associate Dean) at American University (United Arab Emirates). His research interests include: economics of integration, tourism economics, and economics of the arts. A significant part of his research has focused on regional integration efforts in developing and emerging economies.
Agata Stachowicz-Stanusch, full professor of management, her research reflects her interest in CSR and integrity in management and management education. She has served as the AOM ITC Chair and has chaired the AOM Carolyn Dexter Award Committee. She is the recipient of MED’s Best PDW and Outstanding Reviewer awards.
Dr. Qian Long Kweh is a Professor at the Faculty of Management of Canadian University Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He is a qualified academic having over 10 years of experience and passion into tertiary teaching and empirical research. He has had articles published in ISI-indexed journals with wide readership like European Journal of Operational Research, OMEGA - The International Journal of Management Science, Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Applied Economics, International Review of Financial Analysis etc.
Dr. Leonie Jooste is an Associate Professor of the Faculty of Management at Canadian University Dubai. She started her career as a Teacher in South Africa and left the teaching profession to continue her career as a University Academic. She is a research associate, and lectures both post and undergraduate students. She served on the Academic Board and Research Colloquium of Universities. Leonie is research active and currently serves on an Accreditation and Quality Assurance committee.
DCom Financial Management Sciences (University of Pretoria, South Africa)
Dr. Nasser Taleb brings to the Faculty of Management, Canadian University Dubai, 25 years of teaching experience in the field of Information Technology management (Ajman University, Al Ain University), as well as research experience. He received his MSc in Computer Science from Minnesota State University USA, (1991) and PhD in IT from Salford University, UK, (2005).
Raed Said obtained his PhD in Spatio-Temporal Modeling of Seismic Data from the School of Mathematics of the University of Leeds in June 2007. Raed has studied and worked in a number of universities across the Middle East. Prior to joining CUD he was an Assistant Professor at the Business Administration College of the Al Ain University of Science and Technology in the UAE, where he teaches different subjects of statistical modeling in business studies and business research methodologies. His research interest includes data mining and time-series modeling and segmentation.
Dr. Rima Bizri is an experienced professor with a Ph.D., MBA, and a bachelor’s degree, in addition to SPHRi certification and Career Advisor certification.
Bringing 22 years of university teaching experience, Dr. Bizri strives to empower her students with the skills and knowledge needed for growth and advancement in the workplace. Managing human resources is her passion, so she conducts research on various topics in HR, and has numerous publications in Scopus-indexed journals. Her current research interests include using HPWS for building entrepreneurial orientation.
Dr. Davide Contu holds a PhD in Environmental Economics/Advanced Quantitative Methods and a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. Prior to joining CUD, Dr. Contu has worked as a senior manager in market research, data and digital transformation initiatives, for instance leading the development and launch of the app ‘Emaar One’.
Dr. Zakariya Chabani holds a PhD in Management from HEC Alger (Algeria). He also holds a PhD in Economics from Istanbul University (Turkey). He obtained a Master’s degree and a Bachelor's degree in Management from HEC Alger (Algeria). Prior to joining Canadian University Dubai, he was an Assistant Professor at Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Management (Algeria) and Blida University, (Algeria).
Dr. Saida Harguem is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Management at Canadian University Dubai. She holds a Ph.D. and a Master's degree in Business Administration (Management Information Systems) from Laval University, Canada. She has extensive teaching and research experience. Dr. Saida's research interests are in IT Governance, IT Project Management, Digital Transformation, and the Adoption of Information Technologies. She acts as a reviewer in several ranked Journals and International Conferences. Before academia, Dr. Saida worked in the IT consultancy industry in Canada.
Dr. Ettiene P. Hoffman is an esteemed Assistant Professor with over 30 years of experience in the industry. He received ‘Doctor of Management’ from the Swiss Management Centre University in Switzerland. He brings a wealth of business and management experience to tertiary education, having held several senior international management positions across several countries, industries, and product categories. He is a published author, management coach, and seasoned corporate executive.
Doctor of Management (Swiss Management Centre University, Switzerland)
Dr. Samar Billi Noaman is an Assistant Professor at Canadian University Dubai, in the disciplines of marketing and events and tourism management. A certified trainer by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority, her academic skills are oriented to consumer behavior, customer satisfaction and retention, tourist motivation, sustainable tourism planning, destination marketing, and medical tourism.
Dr. Abdesselam Redouane is an Assistant Professor who holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and a Master’s in Computer Science from Manchester University, England. Prior to joining CUD he was an Assistant Professor at the Abu Dhabi School of Management in Abu Dhabi, UAE. He has extensive industrial experience from Canadian High-Tech companies where he was involved in the design and development of state-of-the-art software.
Ph.D. in Computer Science (Manchester University, England)
Dr. Soumaya Askri is an Assistant Professor with over 22 years in academic excellence and professional experience gained in Tunisia and UAE. During Dr. Askri’s career, she has examined, led, and supervised 80+ dissertations (at undergraduate and post-graduate levels). Most recently in UAE, she has also led the Global MBA Programme & Internship Preparation Programme. Furthermore, Dr. Askri has also delivered notable curriculum in marketing, management, and entrepreneurship.
Attorney Nora Barson holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, Oklahoma, USA and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Oklahoma State University. Nora is licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States of America.
Prior to joining CUD, Nora owned and managed her own law firm, the Law Offices of Nora M. Barson, in Dana Point, California. Nora brings years of experience in both courtroom and transactional legal work to the students at CUD.
Attorney at Law Juris Doctor, University of Oklahoma College of Law (USA), 1984
Seba Al Rayyes is an Academic Support Officer in the Faculty of Management who holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology. With 18 years of experience in administration and customer services fields, Seba has proven a high organizational competencies with excellent communication skills and remarkable administrative support capability to line managers.
Master’s in Business Administration (Abu Dhabi University, UAE)
Mr Ali is the academic support officer in the Faculty of Management in the Graduate School. He obtained my B.Sc. in Electronics Engineering from the University of Gezira with 2 majors, Telecommunications & Control. Before joining CUD, he worked as a Field Engineer, Optimization Engineer and NOC Engineer and worked for ENBD bank as a financial remediation officer in which I become a financial remediation licensed officer in 2021 and 2022.