Dr. Dennis “Drexwell” Jones is a full time Assistant Professor in the College of Business Administration at the American University in the Emirates. Dr. Jones holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science, with distinction, from the University of California, Berkeley; a Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law, cum laude; and an Master of Business Administration, with a Specialty in Oil and Gas Management from Edinburgh Business School. Dr. Jones is an active member of the California State Bar and is admitted to practice law in United States District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Prior to joining the academic community, Dr. Jones practiced law for over 15 years. His practice focused on a variety of areas, including privacy law, commercial law, intellectual property, business start-ups, health care law, and corporate governance. Dr. Jones maintains a business and legal consultancy practice for businesses and government agencies in the United Arab Emirates. His current research interests are in the areas of cyber law, privacy law, energy law, offshore banking, and anti-money laundering procedures, laws and regulations.