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Wajeeh Elali, PhD

Part-time Lecturer, Finance

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Wajeeh Elali, PhD
Office: S-MB 12280 
John Molson Building,
1450 Guy
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2792
Email: wajeeh.elali@concordia.ca

Dr. Wajeeh Elali has taught various corporate finance and business economics courses at McGill University, Concordia University, Northeastern University (USA), and California State Polytechnic University (USA). His educational accomplishments include an M.A. in Economics from Northeastern University (USA), and a PhD in Finance from the University of Westminster, London (UK).

From 1981 to 1982 he was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Business School. He has attended and presented numerous papers at international conferences and professional meetings in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and south Asia. His work has been published in various refereed journals such as the Thunderbird International Business Review (USA), the International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics (UK), the International Journal of Commerce & Management (USA), Economia Internazionale (Italy), the Journal of Accounting & Business Research (Canada), the Arab Studies Quarterly (USA), the Journal of Public Administration (KSA), and the Middle East Studies Association Bulletin (USA). His current research focuses on corporate governance, business valuation, and international debt problems. He is also the (co-) author of eight books in the field of finance and productivity including “Advanced Corporate Finance: A Practical Approach” (with Therese Trainor) published by Pearson/Addison Wesley in 2009.

Throughout his career, Professor Elali has received a number of awards for excellence in teaching and research. In 2000, he received the Distinguished Teaching Award from McGill’s Centre for Continuing Education. The award was given for outstanding graduate and undergraduate teaching. In 1993, he won the Best Conceptual Research Award from the International Academy of Business Disciplines (IABD) for “Debt-Equity Swaps: A Solution to the LDCs Debt Crisis”. Among his prestigious recognitions, he received the Distinguished Teaching Award from McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management in 2003. He is also the recipient of the 1995 Distinguished Teaching Award from Concordia’s John Molson School of Business.

Education

PhD (University of Westminster, London, UK)

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