Suzanna Elmassah

A researcher, educator and mentor, Suzanna Elmassah is an Associate Professor of Economics and Finance at both Cairo University’s Faculty of Economics & Political Science (FEPS) and Zayed University’s College of Business (CoB). She is the Quality Assurance Manager at the CoB. Economic Research Forum (ERF) Fellow and Higher Education Academy (HEA) Fellow.

Suzanna Elmassah has received her PhD in Sustainable Development (2009) and MSc in Finance (2004) from Cairo University. She has 20+ years teaching and mentoring experiences at higher education, in addition to her involvement in mobile learning, course development and industry consultation.

Suzanna speaks three languages English, Arabic and German, and she is the founder and advisor for the InveSlamic Club at Zayed University since 2016.

She has multidisciplinary interest in research areas of Economics, Finance, Sustainable Development, Economics of Education, and Behavioural Economics. She has published several scholarly papers in prestigious international journals and sits in the Editorial Review Board for a number of peer reviewed Journals.

Teaching for me is a joy, and what I most enjoy about teaching is the personal interaction with the students. To see that spark in a student’s eyes with a
smile of understanding is what makes my day.

Research is all about making people’s lives better.

By helping the others your bring meaning to your life.

Education

  • Ph.D. 5/2009

    Ph.D. in Economics

    FEPS- Cairo University Egypt

  • M.Sc. 7/2004

    M.Sc. in Economics

    FEPS-Cairo University Egypt

  • B.Sc. 7/1997

    B.Sc. in Economics

    FEPS-Cairo University Egypt

Positions

  • Present08/2018

    Quality Assurance Coordinator

    College of Business, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • Present05/2018

    Higher Education Academy Fellow

    UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and learning support in higher education

  • Present08/2018

    Economic Research Forum (ERF) Research Associate fellow

    http://erf.org.eg/

  • Present07/2018

    Associate Professor of Economics & Finance

    Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • 07/201808/2012

    Assistant Professor of Economics & Finance

    Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • Present (on leave)10/2015

    Associate Professor of Economics & Finance

    Faculty of Economics & Political Science Cairo University, Egypt

  • 10/201509/2009

    Assistant Professor of Economics & Finance

    Faculty of Economics & Political Science Cairo University, Egypt

  • 08/201205/2012

    Chair of Quality Affairs Committee

    Cairo University

  • 08/201209/2011

    Adjunct Assistant Professor

    Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt

  • 08/201209/2010

    Adjunct Assistant Professor

    Faculty of Law, Cairo University, Egypt

  • 08/201209/2009

    Adjunct Assistant Professor

    Faculty of Commerce, Cairo University, Egypt

  • 09/200909/2004

    Senior Lecturer

    Faculty of Economics & Political Science Cairo University, Egypt

  • 09/200404/1998

    Research Assistant

    Faculty of Economics & Political Science Cairo University, Egypt

  • 09/200401/1998

    Teaching Assistant

    Faculty of Economics & Political Science Cairo University, Egypt

I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.

Certificates and Awards