Fall 2019 Advising & Registration Days, Department of Economics, Rutgers-Camden, June 14th, 2019.

Advising incoming fall class during the summer of 2019. 

Reappointment Committee, Department of Economics, Rutgers-Camden, Fall 2018-Spring 2019.

Reappointment committee regarding two NTT in the Economics Department.

Workshop Organizer on Online Teaching and Effectiveness, Economics Department, Rutgers University-Camden, Spring 2017.

As director of the Online Program in the Economics Department, I organized a workshop for the Economics Department faculty with the help of Mrs. Emily Corse, the Director of Instructional Design & Technology, to go over the Faculty of Arts and Sciences online course requirements to ensure the uniformity of online courses’ structure, including measurable learning goals, readings, lecture materials, and students’ assessments.

Director, Online Program, Economics Department, Rutgers University-Camden, Spring 2017Present.

As director of the Online Program, among other duties, I organize workshops for the faculty of the Economics Department to go over the Faculty of Arts and Sciences online course requirements as well as the departmental requirements to ensure the format consistency of all online courses. We ensure that each instructor can add more features to his or her online course based on a standard format.

Faculty Council Member, Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs, Rutgers University-Camden, October 2015–Present.

As an economics faculty council member, I provide economic consultation on real-world challenges that affect the lives of South Jersey citizens. Some of the ongoing research at the institute includes the Community Needs Assessment for the Salem County United Way, the evaluation of the State of New Jersey’s labor and workforce development system, and the Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition.

Workshop Organizer, Economics Department, Rutgers University-Camden, Summer 2015.

 As a workshop organizer of the Quantitative Analysis Program, I organized summer workshops in the Economics Department to upgrade the quantitative skills of and extend the knowledge of analytic skills for participants from various backgrounds, such as college and university students, and researchers from the private and public sectors. The mission of these workshops was to provide opportunities for participants to study methodologies and applications on specific substantive topics in economics-related fields.

Committee Member, Graduate Program Development, Economics Department, Rutgers University-Camden, Fall 2014–Present.

As a committee member of the Graduate Program Development in the Economics Department, I help create the program of Master of Applied Sciences and Practice, which is an advanced economics degree designed to provide a general understanding of the functioning of the economic system and the role of institutions, groups, and regions within that system upon completion of the programs. This program also prepares students for employment in industry, in related professions, and in government, or to pursue graduate work toward such advanced degrees as Ph.D., Ed.D., or M.D. in related fields.

Director, Quantitative Analysis Program, Economics Department, Rutgers University-Camden, Fall 2013Present.

     As director of the Quantitative Analysis Program, among other duties, I organize a six-day summer workshop with the faculty of the Economics Department. Each day of the workshop is divided into a topic presentation session and a computer application session. It provides a great opportunity for students, academics, and professionals to expand their econometrics skills and knowledge and to learn how they can apply econometrics to their work environment and career development in the real world.

Committee Member, Planning Budget Committee, Member, April 2013–November 2014, March 2017–Present.

As a committee member of the Planning Budget Committee, among other duties, I help propose long-term plans for new program development on the Camden campus. We, as a committee, advise the Dean on priorities related to academics and budget.

Committee Member, NTT Appointments and Promotions, Member, September 2015–Present.

As a committee member of the Non-Tenure Track (NTT) faculty committee, among other duties, I help establish a committee on evaluation criteria for NTT appointments and promotions and provide details on how the process works.

Teaching Assistant for Professor Neil Sheflin, Economics Department, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Spring 2006–Fall 2009.

I assisted in developing and teaching hybrid/online courses for the Economics Department. Courses included Introduction to Macroeconomics and Money & Banking.

Research Assistant, The United Nations, Development Policy and Analysis Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Summer 2008.

I worked as a research assistant on an applied microeconomics project, “Millennium Development Goals (MDG) in Asia and the Pacific Region,” directed by Marco Sanchez and Cornelia Kaldewei. My main task was to construct the database of the MDG microeconomic indicators, including the computation of weighted averages for the whole group of countries for each of the MDG indicators. I also formulated suggestions for possible microeconometric modeling strategies to conduct future reliable estimations in these countries.

Research Assistant, Professor Mark Killingsworth, Economics Department, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Fall 2008.

I worked on an applied microeconomics project related to coding job titles and employers into Census occupation and industry categories.

Researcher and Graduate Student Director, Computer Center, Helwan University, [Egypt], 2000–2003.

As director of the computer center at Helwan University, among other duties, I organized workshops for the graduate students to work on creating the first computerized database for the faculty and staff of the Faculty Commerce and Business Administration.

Research Assistant, American University in Cairo, Social Research Center, 1998–2003.

I worked with a team of researchers on the impact of locality on health inequalities encountered by racial and ethnic groups in one of Egypt’s governorates, Al Monofyia.