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Dr. Mohamed Abdelhamid – Ph.D., Management Science and Systems
Course Taught: MBA 520 Data Analytics







Dr. Abdelhamid received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Intercollege with distinction. He received his Master in Business Administration with MIS emphasis from Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands. He has received his Ph.D. in Management Science & Systems from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Abdelhamid has publications in journals and books. He has presented in various conferences on privacy issues as they pertain to information management systems in the healthcare industry.


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Dr. Banafsheh Behzad – Ph.D., Industrial Engineering
Course Taught: MBA 501 Decision Technologies and Statistics







Dr. Behzad is a professor of Decision Technologies and Statistics. She received her Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Northern Illinois University. And, received her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has countless publications in academic journals and has been part of presentations on the topic of healthcare as it pertains to her field of mastery. In addition, she was VP of Communications for Women in OR/MS (WORMS).


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Dr. Minder Chen – Ph.D., MIS
Courses Taught: MBA 500 Management Information Systems, MBA 650 Project Management







Dr. Minder Chen received his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona in 1988. Dr. Chen is currently a professor of Management Information Systems in the Martin V. Smith School of Business and Economics at California State University Channel Islands. He served as the Program Chair of the Business and Economics Program at CSUCI. He was previously an associate professor of Decision Science and MIS at George Mason University. He served as an Area Coordinator of the Information Systems and Operations Management area and the Director of the Executive Master Program in Technology Management at GMU. Dr. Chen has taught a variety of courses including management information systems, entrepreneurship, project management, management, and Chinese classics and management at both undergraduate and graduate levels. His primary research interests include electronic commerce, Web services, business reengineering, innovation and entrepreneurship, collaboration technologies and virtual teams, and IT offshore outsourcing. He has published more than 40 journal papers in journals such as Journal of Management Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, etc. He has also published several books in Chinese in areas such as The Book of Changes and Management, Creativity, Management Information Systems, and Lean Interactive Startup.


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Dr. Robert Chi - Ph.D., MIS
Courses Taught: MBA 500 Management Information Systems, MBA 650 Project Management

Dr. Chi received his MS degree in Management Information Systems at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his Ph.D. degree in Information Systems from the University of Texas-Austin. He has 29 years of teaching experience at California State University Long Beach, University of California Riverside, and other schools. Dr. Chi has served as the Department Chair for 6 years and Associate Dean for 5 years at CSU-Long Beach. He is a member of many advisory boards and a frequent speaker in the US and abroad. He has published research articles in academic journals in E-commerce and Information Systems. He is the founder and Chief Editor of Journal of Electronic Commerce Research which was ranked #4 in quality by more than 400 scholars worldwide in 2002.



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Dr. Sean Jasso – Ph.D., Political Economy
Courses Taught: MBA 502 Management Strategies, MBA 505 Marketing Management







Sean D. Jasso, Ph.D. is commencing his twentieth year teaching and writing in two distinct fields – management and political economy. His research centers on the many complexities of globalization combined with political and economic risk.  He holds a Ph.D. in political economy and a master’s degree in public policy from Claremont Graduate University in California.  Additionally, he holds an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University and a bachelor’s degree from UCLA. Dr. Jasso's teaching career is supported by working for many years in hospitality management for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, in healthcare as a marketing director for a national hospital corporation, and in management consultancy serving clients in multiple industries from healthcare, manufacturing, hospitality, education to wealth management.  Dr. Jasso serves on corporate and advisory boards most recently for a global agriculture corporation and currently for higher education institutions in Mexico, the UAE and the UK.  He works regularly with education clientele from China, Vietnam, Japan, India, Mexico, Egypt and the UK. Dr. Jasso lectures throughout the world and remains passionate about bringing his students to the world and the world to his classroom. 

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Dr. Maria Lee – Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering
Courses Taught: MBA 500 Management Information Systems
Maria R. Lee is the President of Hylove Business Inc in Taiwan. She obtained her PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of New South Wales, Australia. Lee's extensive career spans teaching at the College of Management at Western Sydney University's Vietnam Campus and in the departments of Law and Information Technology and Management at Shih Chien University, Taiwan. She has held leadership roles as Dean of the College of Management and Director of the R&D office at Shih Chien University. Additionally, she has worked as a Research Scientist at CSIRO in Sydney. Lee's research focuses on artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and neuroscience, particularly their innovative applications. She is an editor on the Editorial Board of IEEE IT Professional (SCI) since 2012. Lee has garnered over 18 international patents and has been deeply involved in several industry-university collaboration projects. She received the Science and Technology Innovations in Cultural Industries Award from the Ministry of Education, Taiwan, from 2018 to 2021. Her scholarly work includes extensive publications in various prestigious journals and conference proceedings.
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Dr. Ping Lin – Ph.D., Accounting
Courses Taught: MBA 504 Accounting Management
Dr. Lin is a professor of Accounting. She received her Ph.D. degree in accounting from the University of California, Irvine.  Her areas of expertise and research interest are accounting education, management performance evaluation and compensations, and readability of financial reporting.  She has published in 15 scholarly journals including, Journal of Accounting Literature, Internal Auditor, Journal of Accounting, Ethics and Public Policy, and the CPA Journal.


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Prof. Christopher Medina – Master Of Business Administration
Courses Taught: MBA 621 Digital Marketing







Professor Medina received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern California. He received his M.B.A. from the Azusa Pacific University. Prof. Medina has taught courses in traditional marketing and digital marketing at renowned universities and has experience in the marketing field as a(n): Account Manager, Senior Account Executive, Marketing Consultant, and Consulting Director of Integrated Communications. His field experience includes directing, leading, and executing countless advertising campaigns for businesses such as Chase Freedom, L.A. County Health Department, and State of Arizona Department of Tourism to name a few.

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Dr. Hojong Shin – Ph.D., Finance
Courses Taught: MBA 503 Financial Management





Dr.Shin is a professor of Finance. He received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has a Master of Science in Business Administration from Seoul National University. He also received his Ph.D. in Finance from Michigan State University. He has taught at California State University, Long Beach and Michigan State. 


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Dr. Jianqing "Fisher" Wu – Ph.D., MIS
Courses Taught: MBA 601 Database Management Systems using SQL







Dr.Wu received his Ph.D. in Information Systems from Krannert School of Management, Purdue University. He was an assistant professor at Foster School of Business, University of Washington. Dr.Wu has published a paper in Management Science. He is interested in the research areas of Building, Pricing, Mobile Commerce, Information Security, Game Theory, and Convex Analysis. Dr.Wu also received his MBA degree from Purdue University and a bachelor degree in Electronic Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. 


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