Faculty Research Interests


Faculty Member Department  Position  Certificates  Work Experience Area of Expertise
Abeer El Shenawy Department of Economics    Assistant Professor BA. Economics, Cairo Univ. MA. Economics, AUC Ph.D. Applied Economics, University of Minnesota​ Senior Economist (Egyptian Center for Economic Studies in Cairo)  Economics, Growth and Development, Macroeconomics, Microeconomic Theory, International Trade
Ahmed Abdelmeguid Department of Accounting Associate Professor of Accounting and Chair of the Department of Accounting MS. Acct., Syracuse Univ. - NY Ph.D. BADM, Acct., Syracuse Univ. - NY CPA, Delaware - USA Accounting Consultant (Egyptian Ministry of Finance) Ad Hoc Specialist Accounting, Financial statement analysis, Investment Banking
Ahmed Kamaly Department of Economics Associate Professor BA. Economics, AUC MA. Economics, AUC Ph.D. Economics, University of Maryland Visiting Researcher (International Policy Research Institute) Research Coordinator (Economic Research Forum) Economic Advisor (GAFI & World Bank) Director of the Egyptian National Contact Point with OECD Economics, Capital Flows FDI, Monetary Policy, Applied Growth Theory, Applied Financial Economics, Central Bank Independence
Ahmed Tolba Department of Management (Marketing) Associate Professor of Marketing and Chair of the Department of Management and Associate Provost for Strategic Initiatives, AUC BSc. Construction Engineering, AUC MBA Marketing & Operations Mgmt, AUC Ph.D. Marketing, George Washington University Assistant Professor of Marketing, School of Business, Department of Management, Marketing Unit, AUC Director, El-Khazindar Business Research and Case Center (KCC)​ Instructor, School of Business, Department of Marketing, The George Washington University  Doctoral Fellow, School of Business, Department of Marketing, The George Washington University  Senior Financial Analyst, ​Procter and Gamble Egypt ​​ Cost Analyst , Procter and Gamble Egypt ​​ Management, Marketing, Research Methods and Tools, Marketing Strategy, International Marketing, Brand Management, Management Consulting, Innovation Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Consumer Behavior
Ali Awni Department of Management (Operations Management) Professor of Practice and Director of John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy, Civic Engagement and Responsible Business BSc. Computer Science & Statistics, Kuwait Univ. MS. Systems Science, Univ. of Ottawa Ph.D. Operations Research, North Carolina State University Ministry of Trade & Industry, Government of Egypt, Head of Turkish Investments Unit  Head of Qualifying Industrial Zones (QIZ) Unit ​ Industry Modernization Center (IMC), Business Resource Center (BRC), Delta Regional Manager ​ KPMG Hazem Hassan, Cairo, Egypt Partner  Skyva International, Cambridge, MA, USA Principal Consultant  Manugistics, Inc., Rockville, MD, USA Manager, Operations Research Group ​ BENDER Management Consultants, Arlington VA, USA (now a division of SynQuest, Inc.) Vice President ​ ​ Management, Supply Chain Management Consulting, Business Logistics, Business Process Improvement, Performance Management, Operations Research, Service Marketing
Angy Zaher Department of Accounting Assistant Professor  B.A. Acct., Florida Int’l Univ. MBA Marketing & Information Systems, AUC Ph.D. Acct. , Florida Int’l University Cost Accountant (3M Corp) ​Senior Financial analyst (Johnson & Johnson) Cost Accounting, Accounting
Ayman Ismail Department of Management Assistant Professor and Abdul Latif Jameel Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship  BSc in Engineering, AUC MBA, AUC Master in City Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Ph.D. in International Economic Development, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)​ Co-founder and Managing Partner of Enovio Consulting Consultant to the Investment Climate Advisory Services Group (FIAS) at the World Bank Senior Consultant McKinsey and Company GIS/CAD Computer Lab Manager at Mimar, Consultants in Architecture and Planning Trainee in Civil Engineering and quality control departments at Asea Brown Boveri (ABB)​ Management, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Egypt, Middle East and North Africa, Small Business, entrepreneurial finance, Private Equity, Venture Capital
Dina Bassiouni Department of Management (Marketing) Assistant Professor  BA Business Administration, AUC Master of Philosophy (M. Phil)- Royal Holloway University of London Ph.D. in Marketing –Royal Holloway University of London​ Visiting Tutor, Management, Royal Holloway University of London Market Research Analyst, LINKdotNET Teaching Assistant at AUC​ Management, Marketing, Integrated Marketing Communications, Consumer Behavior, Marketing Research, Analysis
Dina Rateb Department of Management Associate Professor and Director, Business Computer Center BA, Cairo Univ. MA, MIS, AYUC Ph.D. MIS, University of Pittsburgh, USA​ Director Business Computer Center (BCC) at AUC Consultant in MIS (USA & Egypt) Consultant for NGOs in Egypt Instructor in MIS (AUC & Banking Institute, BI) Instructor at the University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA)​  Management, Data Warehousing, Database Management, Decision Support Systems, Experts Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning, Ecosystems, Accounting and Financial Information Systems, Information Systems, Marketing Information Systems, End User Development, Philanthropic, Civic Engagement
Hala El Ramly Department of Economics Associate Professor  BA. Economics, AUC MA. Economics, Univ. of Houston Ph.D. Economics, Univ. of Houston Team International Management Consultant (University of Houston) Instructor (University of Houston) Assistant Management Consultant (Team International)​ Macroeconomics, International Monetary Economics, Economics
Hamed Shamma Department of Management (Marketing) Assistant Professor, British Petroleum Endowed Chair of Management, Chair of Council of School of Business BA. Business, AUC MBA Marketing & International Business, AUC Ph.D. Marketing, George Washington University Associate Director (Management Center, AUC) Chair Research Committee (AUC) Faculty Development Fund Management, Marketing, Marketing Strategies, Marketing Strategy, Marketing E-Government, Corporate Marketing, Corporate Social Responsibility, Service Marketing, Stakeholder Behavior, Public Policy, CRM, Customer relationship management, Public Relations
Ibrahim Hegazy Department of Management (Marketing) Professor BA. BADM, AUC MBA, AUC Ph.D. Marketing & International Business, George Washington University Visiting Professor & Lecturer (George Washington Uni.) President (Dr. Ibrahim Hegazy & Co.) Managing Director (Egyptian Trade)

Management, Marketing, Marketing Communications Management, Marketing Strategies, Marketing Strategy, Marketing Research, International Marketing, Consumer Behavior

Iskandar Tooma Department of Management (Finance) Professor BA. Business, AUC BBA. Management, Adelphi University MS. Finance & International Economics, Adelphi University Ph.D. Finance, Brandeis University​  Director (Citadel Capital Financial Services Center) Visiting Associate Professor (Imperial College)​ Finance, Management, Corporate Finance, Capital Markets, Money and Banking, Financial Management
Islam Azzam Department of Management (Finance) Associate Professor and Director of the Master of Science in Finance Program BA. Economics, Cairo Univ. MA. Economics, AUC MA Economics, University of California Ph.D. Economics, University of California​ CEO of the Company of the Private Equity Funds for Development of SMEs in Egypt, Financial Advisor to the Chairman of the General Authority for Free Zones and Investment (GAFI), Egypt Financial Advisor at African Development Bank, Egypt Partner & Manager of Consultation at Thekat for Financial Consultation, Egypt Financial Advisor to the Chairman of Mortgage Finance Authority, Egypt Board Member, El Shams for Housing Company, Egypt Board Member, Construction Company for National Banks, Egypt Financial Advisor to the Chairman of Capital Market Authority, Egypt  Finance, Management, Financial Econometrics, General Business Finance, Investment analysis, International Finance, Derivatives
Khaled Dahawy Department of Accounting Professor of Accounting and Vice President for Student Affairs B.A., AUC ​MBA Acct., Penn State Univ. Ph.D. Acct., Univ. of North Texas Certified Public Accountant Consultant (World Bank/EIOD/UNCTAD) Board Member Financial Accounting, Auditing, Cost Accounting, Accounting, Accounting Education, International Accounting, Disclosures and Corporate Governance, Egypt
Khaled Samaha Department of Accounting Assistant Professor BS Accounting, Cairo University M.S. Acct. & Finance, Univ. of Birmingham - UK Ph.D. Acct. , Univ. of Manchester Certified Public Accountant​ Audit Consultant (EGX & World Bank)​ Accounting, Financial Accounting, Auditing, Cost Accounting
Maha El Shinnawy Department of Management Director, Goldman Sachs Women’s Entrepreneurship and Leadership Program (WEL) and Professor BA. BADM, AUC MBA BADM, AUC Ph.D. Management, The Anderson School at UCLA Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research, School of Business, The American University in Cairo Director: The Goldman Sachs Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership Program Brown Chair in International Leadership and Professor (with tenure): Department of Management, American University in Cairo Professor (with tenure): Department of Management, American University in Cairo Associate Professor: Department of Management, American University in Cairo Associate Professor (with tenure): Department of Business Analysis and Research, Texas A&M University Assistant Professor: Department of Business Analysis and Research, Texas A&M University Research Associate: The Anderson School, UCLA Research Assistant: The Anderson School, UCLA Teaching Associate: The Anderson School, UCLA ​Manager: The Information and Decision Support Center for the Egyptian Cabinet (project funded by the United States Agency for International Development). Cairo, Egypt  Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Change Management, Entrepreneurship, Normative and Informational Influences, Research Methods and Tools
Maha Mourad Department of Management (Marketing) Associate Professor BA. BADM & Economics, Cairo Univ.  MBA. Marketing, AUC Ph.D.  Marketing, University of Nottingham Marketing Consultant (MDP) International Office Consultant (MIU) Economic Researcher (SAIB)​ Management, Marketing, business administration, Consumer Behavior, Brand Management, Service Marketing, Higher Education Marketing
Medhat Hassanein Department of Management (Finance) Professor BCom Faculty of Commerce, Cairo Univ. MBA Financial Economics, New York Univ. Ph.D. Economics, Univ. Pennsylvania​ Minister of Finance Governor (World Bank & Islamic Development Bank) Board Member (HSBC)​

Finance, Management, Managerial Economics, Corporate Finance, Business Finance, Money Banking, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, International Financial Management, International Finance

Mohamad M. Al-Ississ Department of Economics Assistant Professor, Associate Dean for Administration, Undergraduate studies and Public outreach at the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) BA. Economics, Harvard MA. Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard Masters Public Admin. International Development, Harvard Ph.D. Public Policy, Harvard​ Lecturer (Harvard Kennedy School) Management Consultant (BCG) Senior Advisor (Jordanian Ministers of Industry & Change)​ Economics, Jordanian Economy, Impact of Religion on Financial Markets
Mohamed Basiouny Department of Accounting Visiting Assistant Professor BSc, Ain Shams University, MSc Ain Shams University, Ph.D. Brunel University in London Professor of Accounting at Ain Shams University, the German University in Cairo; Brunel University in London Strategic Management, Accounting, Performance Management, Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Internet, Financial Reporting, Contingency Theory, Management Control Systems, Voluntary Disclosure




Faculty Member   Mohamed Bouaddi

Department          Department of Economics   

Position                  Assistant Professor

Certificates            BA. Economics, Mohamed V Univ. M.A. Economics, Hassan II Univ.  M.Sc. Financial Economics, UQAM Univ. Ph.D. Economics, HEC Montreal​

Work Experience  Assistant Professor (AUC) Lecturer, HEC Montreal Visiting Position, Royal Military College Research Assistant

Area of Expertise  Nonlinear dynamics and Econometrics, Econometrics, Economics, International Economics , International Commerce, Public Economics


Faculty Member   Mohamed El-Komi

Department          Department of Economics   

Position                  Assistant Professor

Certificates           Bachelor of Commerce and Business Administration (Accounting), Helwan University MA International Policy Economy, University of Warwick, UK MS Applied Economics, University of Texas Ph.D. Public Policy and Political Economy, University of Texas​

Work Experience  Visiting Scholar, Economics Department, Rice University Lecturer in Finance and Economics, Durham Business School Adjunct Professor, Department of Economics

Area of Expertise  Economics, Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Islamic Finance, Islamic Finance Development, Public Policy


Faculty Member   Mohamed Hegazy

Department          Department of Accounting

Position                  Professor

Certificates           BS. Acct. , Cairo Univ. BS. Law, Cairo Univ. M. So.Sc (Accounting) Univ. of Birmingham – UK Master in Science (Information Technology) Edinburgh Univ. Ph.D. (Accounting & Finance), Univ. of Birmingham - UK ​   

Work Experience  Partner (Crowe Dr. A.M. Hegazy & Co.) Chartered Accountants & Consultants www.dramhegazy.com  Fellow (EAAA & ETA) Chairman (Financial Consultancies Co. for Marketable Securities)  Member of board & chair of Audit Committee – Sharm Dreams for Tourism Investment.  Member of the board of Egyptian Company for Tourism.  Member of board & Audit committee, El Taamir for real estate mortgage 2005 – 2010.   Member of board & audit committee, Misr International Hospital 2003 – 2008 ​Member of the valuation committee at Egoth Co.  

Area of Expertise  Accounting, Auditing, Auditing and Assurance Services, Financial Reporting, Corporate Governance, Tax Accounting, Knowledge Base Systems, Valuation Studies, Due Diligence, Feasibility Studies, Financial, Legal and Administrative Restructuring, Audit Committee's activities and operations, Financial Arbitration, Companies incorporation, Corporate finance consultancies

Faculty Member   Mohga Badran

Department          Department of Management

Position                  Professor

Certificates           BCs. Statistics, Cairo Univ. MA. Mgmt, AUC Ph.D. Organizational Theory, Stockholm Univ.​

Work Experience  Former Director MBA Program Economic Specialist (American Embassy in Cairo) Third Secretary (Arab League) Board of Directors (EGYTRANS)​ 

Area of Expertise  Management, Human Resources, Human Resource Strategy, Administrative Research, Analysis, Environment, Public Policy, Organizational Behavior, Learning Organizations, Management of Change, Management of Conflict

Faculty Member   Mona Said

Department          Department of Economics

Position                  Associate Professor

Certificates           BA. Economics, AUC MA. Economics, AUC MPhil & Ph.D. Economics, University of Cambridge​

Work Experience  Held operational positions (World Bank & IMF) Academic Affiliate (London Middle East Institute)​

Area of Expertise  Economics, Political Economy, Econometrics, Labor Market Segmentation, Gender Inequality, Institutional Change in Egypt, Social Impacts, Middle East and North Africa


Faculty Member   Nagla Rizk

Department          Department of Economics

Position                  Professor of Economics and Director of the Access to Knowledge for Development Center (A2K4D)

Certificates           BA. Economics MA. Economics Ph.D. Economics

Work Experience   Director (Access to Knowledge for Development Center: A2K4D) Affiliated fellow (Information Society Project/Yale Uni.) Former Chair of Economics (AUC) Founding Member of the Access to Knowledge Global Academy (A2KGA) Member, Steering Committee of the Open Africa Innovation Research Project (Open AIR) Advisory Board of iQsensato international research & policy think tank Board of the Genero initiative for copyright 

Area of Expertise  Economics, Digital Economy, Intellectual Property, Human Development, Information Technology, Development


Faculty Member   Nellie El-Enany

Department          Department of Management

Position                  Assistant Professor

Certificates           Bachelor of Arts with Honors Business Management with Marketing; University of Derby, Nottingham University Business School, The University of Nottingham, PhD Organizational Behavior, Cranfield University, Masters of Research in Innovative Manufacturing specializing in Knowledge Management for Innovation. -

Work Experience   Assistant Professor of Organization Studies, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick. - Research Fellow in Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, Lecturer in Management Studies, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University; Volunteer Progression mentor and awards assessor, The Prince’s Trust Charity, UK

Area of Expertise  Organizational Behavior, Entrepreneurship, Organizational Change, Organizational Identities


Faculty Member   Nermeen Shehata

Department          Department of Accounting

Position                  Visiting Assistant Professor

Certificates            BA from Cairo University, PhD from Aston Business School - MSc from Cairo University

Work Experience   Lecturer at the American University in Cairo, the German University in Cairo and Executive Researcher at Egyptian Institute of Directors at the Ministry of Investment

Area of Expertise  Accounting, Management


Faculty Member   Nizar Becheikh

Department          Department of Management

Position                  Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research; Associate Professor

Certificates            (B.B.A.) (International Business) École Supérieure de Commerce, Tunis, Tunisia, M.B.A. (International Management) Laval University, Quebec, Canada, Ph.D. in Business Administration (Management) Laval University, Quebec, Canada   ​ 

Work Experience   Assistant Professor of Strategy & Innovation Management, School of Business, The American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt Assistant Professor of Management, Nile University, Cairo, Egypt Research Fellow, CHSRF/CIHR Chair on Knowledge Transfer and Innovation, Department of Management, Faculty of Business Administration, Laval University, Quebec, Canada

Area of Expertise  Management, Strategic Management, Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship, Egypt, Service Sector, Small and Medium Enterprise, SME, Enterprise, Innovation, Management of Innovation, Growth, Manufacturing


Faculty Member   Pierre Rostan

Department          Department of Management (Finance)

Position                  Associate Professor

Certificates            BA Business Administration, the University of Quebec in Montreal MBA Finance University of Quebec in Montreal Ph.D. Administration (Finance), the University of Quebec in Montreal

Work Experience   Department Chair, Finance, Accounting, Control & Law, Montpellier Business School Manager, New Products, Montreal Exchange Lecturer, HEC Montreal Clearstream/Deutsche Börse, LuxembourgStatistical Analyst at the Customer Satisfaction Department​ 

Area of Expertise  Finance, Management, Derivatives , Derivative Products, Corporate Finance, Financial Engineering, Portfolio management, Fixed-income securities, International Finance, Applied statistics in finance, Stochastic calculus, Foreign currency speculation, Quantitative tools in Finance


Faculty Member   Samer Atallah

Department          Department of Economics

Position                  Co-Chair of Council of School of Business; Assistant Professor

Certificates            B.Sc. Engineering, AUC M.Sc. Engineering, Univ. of California M.A. Economics, McGill Univ. Ph.D. in Economics, McGill Univ.

Work Experience   Lecturer Teaching Assistant​

Area of Expertise  Economics, Trade and International Economics, Development , Development Economics, Natural Resources , Environment, Environmental Economics


Faculty Member   Samir Youssef

Department          Department of Management

Position                  Professor

Certificates            BA. Acct, Cairo Univ. MBA Industrial Mgmt, Univ. of Oregon Ph.D. International Business, Univ. of Iowa

Work Experience   Various consulting and research assignments for local and multinational organizations Visiting Scholar, Indiana University, U.S.A. Visiting Scholar, Bentley College, U.S.A  Associate Professor, Tanta University, Egypt Assistant Professor, Western Illinois University, U.S.A. Research Assistant, Center for Labor &Management, University of Iowa, U.S.A. Instructor, Management Department, University of Iowa, U.S.A. ​ 

Area of Expertise  Management, Ethics, Business Environment, Organization, Organization Development, Organization Change, International Business, Corporate Social Responsibility, Egypt


Faculty Member   Shawki Farag

Department          Department of Accounting

Position                  Professor Emeritus

Certificates            B.Com, Ain Shams Univ.  MA. Economics, Yale Univ.  MS. Accountancy, Univ. of Illinois  Ph.D. Accountancy, Univ. of Illinois​ 

Work Experience   Country Economist (World Bank, Washington) Senior Loan Officer Resident Representative & Chief of Missions Advisor (Egyptian Cabinet) Board member – several banks and companies​

Area of Expertise  Accounting, Business Finance , Cost Accounting, Managerial Accounting


Faculty Member   Sherif Kamel

Department          Department of Management

Position                  Professor 

Certificates            BA. Political Science, Cairo Univ. BADM, AUC MBA General Mgmt, AUC Ph.D. Information Systems, University of London MA Arabic & Islamic Civilizations, AUC​

Work Experience   Dean, School of Business​, AUC​​ Associate Dean, Executive Education, School of Business, Economics and Communication​, AUC Director, Management Center, School of Business, Economics and Communication,​ AUC Director, Institute of Management Development, Management Center, School of Business, Economics and Communication,​ AUC Associate Director, Management Center, School of Business, Economics and Communication,​ AUC Director, Regional IT Institute, Egypt​ Executive Manager, Regional IT Institute, Egypt​ Training Manager, Regional Information Technology and Software Engineering Center, Egypt​ Director of Training, Information and Decision Support Center, Egypt​ Program Officer, Information and Decision Support Center, Egypt Research Assistant, Information and Decision Support Center, Egypt​

Area of Expertise  Human Resources, Human Resources Development, Management, Electronic Business, MOIS, Economics


Faculty Member   Sherine El Ashrafy

Department          Department of Economics

Position                  Teaching Associate

Certificates            ​BA Economics, AUC MA Economics, AUC​

Work Experience   Member of: Omicron Delta Epsilon Affiliate Faculty, The American University in Cairo, Economics Department Translator, the Arab League Economic correspondent, European Business News (EBN)​

Area of Expertise  Economics


Faculty Member   Syed Ali Shah

Department          Department of Economics

Position                  Assistant Professor

Certificates            Ph.D. from University of Sciences and Technologies, Lille, France & University of Southampton United Kingdom

Work Experience   Lecturer at IESEG School of Management, Lille & Paris; Research & Teaching Fellow at OSCE Academy in Kyrgyzstan; Lecturer at Coventry University; Consultant on the Financial issues and Research Economist at Central Bank of Pakistan

Area of Expertise  Econometrics, Macroeconomics, International Economics, Monetary Economics, Finance


Faculty Member   Tarek Hatem

Department          Department of Management

Position                  Professor

Certificates            B.Sc. Electrical Engineering, Cairo Univ.​, M.A.  Public Administration , Univ. of Colorado, Ph.D. BA, University of Colorado

Work Experience   Board Member (international companies), Received Teachers Merit Award Associate Dean (Dubai School of Government) Awarded fellowship (MFMI)​

Area of Expertise  Management, Strategic Management, Public Organization, nonprofit organizations, Entrepreneurship, Microfinance, Social Entrepreneurship


Faculty Member   Tarek Selim

Department          Department of Economics

Position                  Professor and Chair of Department of Economics

Certificates            MBA, John Hopkins Univ. Ph.D. Economics, George Washington Univ. MS Economics, Iowa State University of Science & Technology MS Industrial Engineering, AUC BS Mechanical Engineering, AUC Certificate in Executive Decision Making, Harvard Certificate in Project Management, MIT Certificate in Financial Planning, Georgetown​

Work Experience   Consultant Received Research Excellence Award Senior Economic Advisor Chairman of the Board, Egyptian Competition Authority  P&G Egypt Lockheed Martin​ 

Area of Expertise  Microeconomics , Industrial Economics , Market Behavior, Competitive Analysis, Market structure , Market Performance, Managerial Economics, Economics, Cost Benefit Analysis


Faculty Member   William Mikhail

Department          Department of Economics

Position                  Emeritus Professor

Certificates            B. Com Economics  Ph. Econometrics/Statistics

Work Experience   Institute of Statistical Studies & Research, Cairo Univeristy, Ministry of Planning

Area of Expertise  Economics, Statistics, Econometrics