Dr. Wassim Dbouk is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Suliman S. Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut (AUB). He received his Ph. D from Concordia University and his MBA from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Along his journey at AUB he developed expertise in research, teaching, and service. His research focuses on the fields of equity, fixed income investments and banking. He has published in reputable journals, such as “International Journal of Production Economics”, ”Journal of Financial Stability”, “Journal of Futures Markets”, “The European Journal of Finance”, and “International Review of Financial Analysis”. His papers rely on advanced quantitative skills and forecasting techniques and delve into the financial markets of the Arab world as well as the US financial markets. His teaching interests vary across a wide spectrum of courses and programs. He has been teaching at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive levels. His main teaching interests evolve around corporate finance, valuation, financial modeling, and commercial bank management courses. Also, he has been involved in external education where he gave many workshops to executives from Lebanon and the Arab world. Dr. Dbouk served as a founding director to the Master’s of Finance program at OSB. More recently, Dr. Dbouk has been instrumental in designing and launching the Investment Management Program at AUB. Currently, he serves as the director of the program. Finally, Dr. Dbouk has been active on gender issues and is the co-founder of the Center for Inclusive Business & Leadership for Women at AUB. Dr. Dbouk is proficient in English and Arabic and understands French very well.