University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA                                              2007

Ph.D. in Financial Economics

MS Financial Economics, University of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA                             2005

University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan                                                                   1999


 Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan                                                                        1993

BSc. in Accounting




·         Fall 2003- 2006: Graduate Assistant at the College of Business Computer Installation Department, University of New Orleans. The main responsibility is to conduct workshops in financial databases (including, CRSP, COMPUSTAT, and SDC) and statistical analysis packages (including, SPSS, TSP, LIMDEP, and EVENTUS).

·         Spring, 2004, Fall, 2005 & Summer, 2006: Teaching Assistant at the Department of Economics and Finance, University of New Orleans. Taught Fundamentals of Financial Management and Fundamentals of Microeconomics.



 ·         2009-present, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, Assistant professor in the Department of Finance.

 ·         2008-2009, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs.

 ·         2007-2008, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, Assistant professor in the Department of Finance. Courses    taught include: Portfolio Theory (Graduate), Portfolio Management, Risk Management, Corporate Finance, and Financial Institutions Management.

·         2006-2007, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Louisiana, USA- visiting instructor in the Department of Economics & Finance. Courses taught include: Investments, Financial Problems Solving, and International Financial Management.

 ·         1999-2002, University of Jordan, Amman, Instructor in the Department of Finance. Main courses taught include: Principles of Financial Management, Risk Management, Principles of Investment, and International Financial Management.

·         1993-1996, Housing Bank, Amman, Jordan - Assistant-chair of the Commercial and Consumer Loan Department. Major responsibilities included: analyzing client credit worthiness and following up retirement and rescheduling of both commercial and consumer loans.