Prof. Asma Salman

Professor, College of Business Administration

Professor Asma Salman is a Blockchain Developer and a Professor of Finance at the American University in the Emirates, (AUE), UAE. An Honorary Global Advisor at Global Academy of Finance & Management USA, Prof. Asma Salman joined AUE in Sep 2011 as an Assistant Professor and has worked tirelessly in serving the College and University in her capacity as a faculty member, former Department Chair and in her role as a member of the various strategic and accreditation committees over the years. Specialized in Finance, she completed her MBA in Finance & Accounting from Pakistan and earned a PhD in Finance from an AACSB member, AMBA accredited, School of Management at Harbin Institute of Technology, China. Her research credentials include a one-year residency at the Brunel Business School at Brunel University, UK as part of her PhD program. Prof. Asma has been actively engaged in scientific research and has published impactful articles in International Journals & Conferences and has edited Books under her name. Handling editor and board member at Journals of high repute and international bibliography, one of her recent articles on “Bitcoin and Blockchain” has gained wide visibility across the world. Other research interests include,  Accounting, International Finance, Blockchain and Digital Currencies.

Prof. Asma has profound experience with international accreditation, namely Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) where she is has been recognized as a committed volunteer and is a regular speaker at such accreditation forums. An active speaker on Fintech, Blockchain and Crypto events in Dubai, GCC and internationally. She holds various professional certifications including; Chartered Fintech Professional – ChFP from GAFM (USA), Certified Financial Manager - CFM from ICCA (USA), Women in Leadership and Management in Higher Education, from ACU, (UK) and Taxation GCC VAT Compliance - VCD from PWC, (UK). She also recently won the award for “Blockchain professional of the Year” by Berkley Middle East. Prof. Salman also served as the Dubai Cohort supervisor for students under the Nottingham Business School DBA program, at Nottingham Trent University, UK for 7 years. She is currently also affiliated as a visiting fellow at the University of Northampton, UK for DBA supervisory in addition, she also served on the Board of Etihad Airlines during 2019-2020. Recipient of many awards, she was recently bestowed with the Women Leadership Impact Award by Her Excellency First Lady of Armenia, Research Excellence Award, Women in Education, Leadership Award and the Global Inspirational Women Leadership Award by His Highness Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Juma Al Maktoum.

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Prof. Assem Tharwat

Professor / Dean

Dr. Tahir Masood

Associate Professor/ Program Director - MBA

Dr. Azzam Hannoon

Associate Professor / Department Chair of Accounting and Finance

Dr. Taesoo Ahn

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Dr. Nikolina Ljepava

Assistant Professor / Department Chair of Management

Dr. Edyta Skibińska

Assistant Professor / Specialization Coordinator - HHM

Dr. Mohammed Abusweilem

Assistant Professor / Specialization Coordinator - HRM

Dr. Rabeb Ben Abdallah

Assistant Professor / Specialization Coordinator - MGT

Dr. Mohamed Shamout

Assistant Professor / Specialization Coordinator - LSC

Dr. Rania Itani

Assistant Professor / Specialization Coordinator - ACC, FIN & IRM

Dr. Mona Hammad

Assistant Professor

Dr. Alex Jones

Assistant Professor

Dr. Houda El Mustapha

Assistant Professor

Dr. Amer Al Fadli

Assistant Professor

Dr. Marija Ristic

Assistant Professor - Visiting


Dr. Aleksandar Aleksic

Assistant Professor