Amity University Dubai's accomplished professors, teachers and scholars are committed to creating inclusive learning environments that encourage innovation and collaboration. Our professors are outstanding educators and intellectuals in their field.
Faculty stay informed and up-to-date with regional and organizational trends through consistent research and study, they also regularly author books, chapters, articles and more, in reputed journals and conferences. All faculty have academic and industry experience, thus providing students with the best possible learning environment that will benefit a student's career and growth. Our team ensure that students gain a wealth of knowledge through classroom interactions, industry visits and networking opportunities.
Holding the highest academic degrees in their field, our dedicated team from around the world, have the talent and experience to enrich a students' life, improve their understanding and help them learn key skills required to succeed in a workplace.
Meet the experienced and dedicated team at Amity University Dubai.
Mehrdad (Mo) Mohasses has more than 30 years of experience in higher education in Canada and the UAE. He is the Director of Centre for Teaching and Learning. Mo also worked for 20 years for the Higher Colleges of Technology, where he held different positions including the Head of Academic Operations, the Associate Dean of Quality Assurance, and the Chair of Information Technology and Business. His professional experience in Canada includes working for the Toronto Board of Education, George Brown College, and DeVry University. He is presently a Ph.D. candidate and his dissertation title is “Developing a competency framework to prepare higher education graduates for Industry 4.0”.
Dr Adel Ahmed has more than 30 years’ experience in Higher Education Institution (HEI), across developing and developed countries. He gained his BSc (Hons) and MSc in Accounting from the University of Alexandria, Egypt, and received his PhD from Liverpool Business School. He has taught Accounting and Finance courses at various higher education institutions, including Alexandria University and Leeds Metropolitan University. He has published more than 50 research papers in academic journals and given several conference presentations at Accounting and Finance conferences, mainly in the areas of ethical investment and business education.
Dr. Sonakshi Ruhela is currently serving as the Associate Registrar at Amity University Dubai. She has previously served as the Head of Academics for Humanities, Arts and Applied Sciences & Programme Leader for Psychology and Behavioral Sciences at Amity University Dubai. She is also an Assistant Professor and Research mentor for Bachelors and Masters students in the Department of Psychology. She has over 11 years of full-time experience in Undergraduate and Post graduate teaching, mentorship and research. She has several scopus index research papers to her credit and primarily works in the interdisciplinary research areas of mental health, relationships, counselling psychology, education and management.
Recipient of ‘Women Super Achiever Award’ and ‘Innovative Teacher Award’, Dr. Shahzia Khan is an experienced academician with over 18 years of demonstrated history in research and teaching in diverse international environments. She is strongly committed to creating an engaging, effective and interactive learning environment that fosters continuous development of learners. She is recognized for her inspiring and innovative pedagogical approach to facilitate numerous marketing and management courses at both under graduate and graduate level. Her research interest includes consumer psychology, contemporary issues in marketing, and changing retail landscape.
Dr. Nrashant Singh received his PhD in Toxicology from IITR, Lucknow and Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. His master’s in Forensic Science from Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University, Agra. He has a strong commitment to research and has published numerous research papers in a number of reputable SCI/Scopus Indexed journals. He has filed patents for Blood Detection Devices and an Eco-Friendly Sustainable Face Mask. His post-doctoral research mainly focuses on exposure to environmental toxicants and related oxidative stress possibly involved in associated health risks among different non-occupationally and occupationally exposed population groups.
Dr. Kamaladevi Baskaran has over 16 years of international work experience in industry, applied research & academics. She holds an Executive Education in Business Analytics from Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. She is a certified Trainer to teach Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Stanford University Programme Ambassadors. In addition, she is certified Tableau & Advanced Google Analytics professional. To her credit, she published three management books, more than 45 peer-reviewed International Journals & conference research articles.
Dr. Ganga is Assistant Professor and Programme Leader for B.Com, ACCA, CIMA and CMA at Amity University Dubai. Prior to this she worked at Manipal Academy of Higher Education for 6 years and she has an experience of working as adjunct faculty at Skyline University College and Institute of Management Technology (IMT). She is an active member in many international associations like BAFA, AIB, AOM, CAAA, ACFE, CIMA and CGMA and review board member for Allied Journals, Journal of American Academic Research and Journal of Forensic Investigative Accounting.
Dr Sagee has contributed proactively to curriculum, teaching practice and applied research with specialization in international, corporate and criminal law, and brings in excellent organizational skills, professional competencies and acumen to teaching and learning. She is also involved in programme accreditation, course review and international benchmarking of the curriculum. Dr. Sagee has 7 years of industry experience in UAE, having worked in a leading corporate law firm in the UAE; as well as a legal practitioner in India. Dr. Sagee has several research publications to her credit including two book publications, book chapters, and articles in reputed indexed journals (Scopus, Thomas Reuters, etc).
Dr. Aradhana B Bhardwaj is the Programme Leader for the Department of Psychology at Amity University Dubai. Dr. Aradhana has an MPhil and Ph.D. in Psychology from the H.P University, Summerhill, Shimla. Her Ph.D. Topic is Cognitive Behavior Intervention for Generalized Anxiety Disorder Patients. She has 18 years of experience in teaching, research and counselling. Over the years, she has taught courses like Experimental Psychology, Applied Positive Psychology, Science of wellbeing, Human skills development, School counselling and various Behavioral Science courses and guided students in their project works.
Prof. Akram M. Haddad, currently serving as Economics Programme Director at Amity University Dubai. Previously served as the Associate Dean College of Business Administration at AUE Dubai. He is an experienced Economics Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry. Skilled in Lecturing, Curriculum Development, Administration, Management, and Workshops. He is the author of the Book, Money and Banking and has published over 30 articles in refereed journals and conferences. He has over 22 years of full-time experience in Undergraduate and Post graduate teaching and research.