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Masoud Kavoossi

Professor & Fulbright-Johaness Kepler Distinguished Chair

  • Finance & International Business
  • School of Business


Dr. Masoud Kavoossi is currently a tenured Professor who teaches international business, international business strategy and International Management at Howard University in Washington. He has had graduate and undergraduate appointments at American University, Washington, DC; Sellinger School of Business, Loyola University, Baltimore, Maryland, George Washington University, Washington DC. R.H. Smith School of Business University of Maryland as well as Int'l visiting posts. Holder of Fulbright Johaness Kepler Distinguished Chair Professor of IB Distinguished University Chair Professor of International Business, Shandong Institute of Business and Technology (SIBT) P.R.China. Distinguished University Chair Professor of International Business, South Western University of Finance Economics (SWUFE), P.R. China. Recipient of A. W. Mellon, Endowed Lectureship at the American University of Paris. Salzburg Seminar Fellow-Salzburg, Austria.Dr. Kavoossi received his Ph.D. from the Catholic University of America in Washington DC. MA from American University, Washington. DC. BA in International Affairs from Bowie State University, Bowie, Maryland. His areas of specialization include international business issues pertaining to the Middle East, with an emphasis on the Persian Gulf business environment. He has served as the Guest Editor of a number of publications, including, the International Journal of Commerce and Management, and as an Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Global Business and Competitiveness Review:An International Business Journal and on The Editorial Board and Book Review Editor, Journal of Asia-Pacific Business, Taylor & Francis Publishing. Dr. Kavoossi is a frequent contributor to a number of books on international business. His articles have been published in European Journal of Management, Journal of Teaching in International Business, Business Economics, the Journal of Business and Economic Studies, Journal of International Consumer Marketing,Foreign Trade magazine. Professor Kavoossi is interviewed by the Christian Science Monitor, the National Public Radio and other international media. He has presented papers at the World Bank, and as international consultant.