College of Business Administration

Finance & Financial Institutions

Faculty Members


FIN - Talaa AlDaihani

Talla M. Aldeehani - Professor
Bio:
Talla M. Al-Deehani is a Professor of Finance at Kuwait University, College of Business Administration, Department of Finance and Financial Institutions. He received hid PhD from University of Bath, UK in 1990. His Primary teaching interest is corporate finance. He has published number of international and regional refereed journal articles. His research interests include stock markets, valuation, capital structure, dividend policy and Islamic finance. He has served as an Assistant Vice President and Chairman of the Department of Finance and Financial Institutions at Kuwait University. He is involved in major consulting services for leading investment companies and other institutions.   

Chairman

 

talla@cba.edu.kw

 

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Abdullah M. Al-Obaidan

Professor

obaidan@cba.edu.kw

 

FIN - Ahmed Dashti

Ahmed Y. Dashti

Associate Professor

dashti@cba.edu.kw

  

FIN - Bader Al hashel

Bader Alhashel - Associate Professor
Bio:
Bader Alhashel is an Associate Professor at the College of Business Administration – Kuwait University. Bader Alhashel holds a PhD in Finance from Indiana University Bloomington (Thesis Title: 3 Essays in Corporate Finance), MBA with specialization in Finance from Indiana University Bloomington. Assistant Professor Bader Alhashel can be contacted at: 

balhashel@cba.edu.kw

 

FIN - Khaled AlSaad

Khaled Alsaad
Bio:
Khalid AlSaad is an associate professor of Finance at the college of Business Administration (CBA) – Finance Department. Dr Alsaad holds an MBA and PhD in Finance from Claremont Graduate Universityˏ Californiaˏ USA. During his tenure at Kuwait University, Dr. Alsaad served in several academic and administrative positionsˏ as well asˏ committees. Before returning to the college, he served as President of The Gulf Monetary Councilˏ and prior to that as an Undersecretary of The Ministry of Higher Education. In 1995, Dr. Alsaad served as an Executive Director at The World Bank for six yearsˏ where he chaired The Personnel Committee and was a Vice Chair of the Audit Committee. His research interest is in the areas of Capital Market and corporate finance.   

 

 

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Mahmoud A. Rasoul Behbehani

Associate Professor

behbehan@cba.edu.kw

 

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Turki Badi Alshimmiri

Associate Professor

dari@cba.edu.kw

 

FIN - Abdulrahman AlTaweel

AbdulRahman M. Al-Taweel

Assistant Professor

altaweel@cba.edu.kw

  

FIN- Fahad AlMudhaf

Fahad W. Almudhaf
Bio:
Fahad Almudhaf completed his PhD in Finance from the University of Texas at Arlington and his MBA from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He was a visiting researcher at Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA) and the American University - KOGOD (Washington, DC). He has previously worked as an investment analyst in Kuwait. His research focuses on hospitality financial management, real estate, behavioral finance, Islamic finance and international finance. He has published several articles in journals such as: Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Journal of Property Investment & Finance, Applied Economics Letters, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, and International Journal of Strategic Property Management. He presented his research in several international conferences such as Financial Management Association (FMA) and American Real Estate Society (ARES).

fmudhaf@cba.edu.kw

 

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Hessah AI-Ojayan

Assistant Professor

halojayan@cba.edu.kw

 

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Mohamad Ahmad Al-Abduljaleel

Assistant Professor

jaleel@cba.edu.kw

 

FIN-sulaimanAljassar

Sulaiman Ahmed Al-Jassar

Assistant Professor

aljassarAt cba.edu.kw

 

FIN - Yaquob Baqer

Yaqoub Alabdullah

Assistant Professor

ybaqer@cba.edu.kw

 

FIN - Yaser AlKulaib

Yaser Abdullah AlKulaib

Assistant Professor

yalkulaib@cba.edu.kw

 

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Amani Bouresli - Assistant Professor
Bio:
Dr. Bouresli, formerly the Kuwait Minister of Commerce and Planning and Development and, before that, Minister of Commerce and Industry, has almost 30 years of experience in training, consulting and banking. She is currently Professor of Finance at the Kuwait University’s College of Business Administration, and her research interests include Capital Markets Regulations, Corporate Governance and Strategic Planning. Dr. Bouresli is also a Member at the Board of Trustees at Kuwait Transparency Association for the Anti-Corruption Award for the Public Sector in Kuwait. She earned the Middle East Excellence Award in business administration and economics for her contributions toward the development of the capital market structure and regulation in Kuwait. She is the founder of the Governance Excellency Prize. Prior to her ministerial appointments, Dr. Bouresli was Chairman and Founder of Capital Standards Rating Co., the first independent credit rating agency in Kuwait, from 2009 to 2011; a Board Member at Burgan Bank, Kuwait, from 2010 to 2011; and Head of the Capital Market Authority Project from 2006 to 2007. Dr. Bouresli, who has many published work in refereed journals as well as in specialised books and magazines, began her banking career at the National Bank of Kuwait in 1987, and her teaching career at Kuwait University in 1988. Dr. Bouresli holds a BC in Finance and Banking from Kuwait University, Kuwait; an MBA from Seattle University, USA; and a PhD in Finance from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA. . 

boorislee@gmail.com

 

 

Dr.MohammadB.Alkhamis

Mohammad B. Alkhamis

Bio:
Mohammad Alkhamis is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the College of Business Administration, Kuwait University. He holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Arizona and an MBA from the University of Oregon. His research interests include Empirical Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Banking, Islamic Finance, and Financial Markets.

alkhamis@cba.edu.kw

 

 

FIN - Saud Asaad Althaqeb

Saud Asaad Althaqeb - Assistant Professor

Bio:
Saud Althaqeb is an Assistant Professor at the College of Business Administration – Kuwait University. He holds a PhD in Business Administration -Finance from Oklahoma State University. His current research interests include Corporate Finance, Cooperate Governance, Int’l Finance, Investment, and Islamic Finance. 

althaqeb@cba.edu.kw

 

 

Saad A. Alnahedh

Saad A. Alnahedh - Assistant Professor

Bio:
Saad holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Colorado Boulder, and an MBA from the University of California Irvine. Saad's research interests include Banking Regulation, M&A, Corporate Investment, Private Equity and Venture Capital, Entrepreneurial Finance, and Empirical Corporate Finance.

s.alnahedh@cba.edu.kw

 

 

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Mohammad M. Al-Zuhair - Assistant Professor

malzuhair@cba.ed.kw

 

 

 

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Sarah Khalaf - Assistant Professor

Bio:

Assistant Professor of Finance at the College of Business Administration, Kuwait University. She holds a PhD in Business Administration - Finance from the University of Miami and a Master of Science in Finance from The George Washington University. Her research interests in Behavioral Finance include, Empirical Asset Pricing and Household Finance.

sarah.khalaf@ku.edu.kw 

 

    




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