College / Department

Teaching areas

Banking, International Finance, Corporate Finance

Research areas

Bank regulation, risk and return; finance and economic performance; and Islamic banking


BS Chemical Engineering Shiraz University Fars, Islamic Republic of Iran, 2001
MS Economic Systems Engineering Sharif University of Technology Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, 2003
PhD Banking and Finance, Brunel University London, London, United Kingdom, 2013

Professional experience

Assistant Professor, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE 09, 2014 - present
Teaching Assistant, Brunel University, London, UK, 2010-2013
Lecturer, London Brunel International College, London, UK, 2010-2013
Research Intern, International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C., USA, 2011
Research Intern, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, Vienna, Austria, 2010
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