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)
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. Hamouri holds a PhD in Business and Management from University of Wollongong, Australia. She also holds an MBA from the American University of Sharjah- UAE, and a B.Sc. Pharm from Jordan University of Science and Technology in Jordan.
PhD Business and Management, University of Wollongong, 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.
Coordinator - MITGOV, e-Business and Operations Management Programs
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).
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)
Leonardo José Mataruna-Dos-Santos brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Canadian University Dubai as an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Management. He has a PhD in Sport Management – Physical Education from the Gama Filho University (Brazil), a MSc./M.Res in Adapted Physical Activity from UNICAMP – State University of Campinas (Brazil), a Bachelor’s degree (HONS) in Physical Education and Sport for School; and a BSc PE in Health, Recreation, and Rehabilitation from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).
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.
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.
Dr. Naveed Yasin is (Full) Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Faculty of Management, Canadian University Dubai. He is a highly experienced senior academic in entrepreneurship with a strong focus on applying design thinking approaches with a demonstrated history of delivering excellence in lecturing, applied research and enterprise in the higher education sector.
Dr. Rommel Sergio is currently a Professor at the CUD Faculty of Management and holds a Post-Doctoral Bridge to Business and Management at Tulane University, Louisiana, USA. He has earned two terminal degrees: a Ph.D. in Management (with a concentration in Human Resource Management, with High-Level Distinction) at the University of Liverpool, UK, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology (with Highest Distinction) at DLSU-Dasmarinas, Philippines. Dr. Sergio has more than 20 years of teaching and corporate experience. Other than teaching a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, he has also served various institutions as an HR and Organizational Development Consultant in the UAE and other countries.
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.
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
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’.
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. 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. Steven Formaneck brings over 12 years of international teaching and research experience in the field of Operations and Supply Chain Management to the Faculty of Management at Canadian University Dubai. He received his MMath in Combinatorics and Optimization (2009), and his PhD in Management Sciences (2019) from the University of Waterloo, Canada.
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. Kevin Kertechian is an Assistant Professor at Canadian University Dubai. He graduated from the School of Management, Paris 1 Pantheon - Sorbonne University (France), with a PhD and Master’s degree in Human Resource Management. Dr Kevin Kertechian has a varied expertise in Human Resources, both from the academic and business field.
PhD (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France)