Associate Professor of Finance
Raised in Cairo, Egypt, Moustafa Abu El Fadl graduated with a bachelor's in business administration and finished his graduate studies and received a master's in investment finance. Moustafa won a scholarship to come to the United States to pursue further graduate studies in business. After receiving an MBA from the University of Arizona, he attained his CFA (Charter Financial Analyst) designation and masters in economics and earned his Ph.D. in finance from Old Dominion University in Virginia. He also worked in the investment banking industry, specifically in the merger and acquisitions department.
Moustafa's keen interest in making an impact on the field of financial research, he founded and launched the International Journal of Bonds and Derivatives (IJBD) and currently serves as the editor-in-chief. He is particularly interested in giving authors the potential to improve their work and publish with no excessive waiting periods or fees that can often burden new scholars, specifically international scholars. IJBD is published by Inderscience Publishers. Moustafa strives to progress the IJBD to be among the top journals in the field of bonds and derivatives.
Moustafa is an active scholar and has published 10 scholarly articles and presented more than 10 working papers in prestigious finance conferences.
Moustafa has a wide portfolio of teaching experience. He teaches Business Finance, Advanced Business Finance, Security Analysis and Valuation, Financial Market and Institutions, Fixed Income, Personal Finance, Introduction to Business, and Portfolio Management.