Board of Directors

William Schipper, PhD
Nazar Younis, PhD
Jamal Nouh-Shajaiah, PhD
Raied Salman, PhD
Cheri Schipper, MBA

Board of Advisors

Poonam Bansal, PhD
Veer Bhantiya, PhD
Hunter Herron, PhD
Puja Shrestha, MBA

Administrators

William Schipper, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer
Cheri Schipper, MBA, Vice President and Director of Communications
Maria Suñga, MBA, Vice President of Operations/ Primary Designated School Official (PDSO)
Fakhirah Abbasi, MBA, Director of Admissions
Daniel Anenia, MSIS, Director of IT
Reema Awadallah, BA, Business Office Manager
Mona Bhatt, MSA, Accountant/Manager
Ulziikhand Chuluunbaatar, MBA, HR Coordinator
Diana Davila, BS, Registrar
Lynda McCann Ovington, MEd, Records Manager and Transfer Officer
Ernesto Ragunton, MBA, Director of Student Financial Services
Cathy Robinson, MLS, Librarian
Kyle Schipper, JD, Compliance Officer
Abhi Subedi, DBA, Director of Institutional Research
Moneim Zribi, DBA, Director of Online Programs

Faculty

Munther Alraban, MSIS, Dean, School of Computer Information Sciences
Sergei Andronikov, PhD, Dean, School of Business
John Bozeman, PhD, Chief Academic Officer and Dean, Undergraduate Studies
Mark Dreisonstok, PhD, Interim Director, ESL
Suk Lee, PhD, Department Chair, Accounting

Accounting Faculty

Thomas Kanu, DBA, Finance, Argosy University, Arlington, VA; MBA, Management, Strayer University, Arlington, VA
Alvin Laich, MBA, Management, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH; BBA, Accounting, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
Suk Lee, PhD, Organization and Management, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN; MBA, Loyola College; BS, Accounting, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
Jain Parshwa, MBA, Accounting, University of Northern Virginia, Manassas, VA; BComm Hons, Accounting and Business Administration, University of New Delhi, New Delhi, India
Evgeniy Rikov, MBA, University of North America, Vienna, VA; BSc, Accounting, Girne American University, Kyrenia, Cyprus
Farhat Salman, MBA, Management, Strayer University, Alexandria, VA; BS, Business Administration, Strayer University, Alexandria, VA
Obaid Satti, MAC, University of Northern Virginia, Annandale, VA
Tony Somathiti, DBA, Argosy University, Washington, DC; MS, Taxation, Business, Southeastern University, Washington, DC; BS, Public Accounting, The George Washington University, Washington, DC
Qiu Zhao, MBA, Accounting, University of Northern Virginia, Manassas, VA, BSEE, Electronic Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing, Peoples’ Republic of China

Business Faculty

Muhammed Abbasi, MBA, Finance, University of Northern Virginia, Manassas, VA
Sabreen Alraban, MPH, Public Health, Concentration: Global Health, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; BS magna cum laude, Community Health, George Mason University Fairfax, VA
Sergei Andronikov, PhD, Soil Science, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia; MBA, Executive MBA, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Pamila Chandra, MS, Geography, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Richard Corbi, JD, Southern New England School of Law, Dartmouth, MA; MBA, Nichols College, Dudley, MA; BA, Business, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
Michael Dunn, MBA summa cum laude, Management, Strayer University; BA, Business Administration, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; BA, Anthropology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Charles Habis, MPH, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; BA, Sociology, East Bay University, Hayward, CA
Sara Hummell, MA, International Economics, School of Foreign Service, The National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia; BBA, School of Economic Studies, The National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Farhad Khalatbari, EdD, Higher Education, The George Washington University, Washington, DC; MA, Higher Education and Human Development, The George Washington University, Washington, DC; BA, College of Mass Communications (Tehran College of Communication), Tehran, Iran
Casandra Levine, DBA, Business Administration, Argosy University, Washington, DC; MPA, Public Administration, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ; BA, Psychology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ
Rabha Nabati, MS, Computer Information Systems, American College of Commerce & Technology, Falls Church, VA; Diplôme d’Études Supéieures Approfondies (Diploma of Advanced Higher Studies) [Master’s degree] Driot Public, spécialité: Droit des Organisations Internationales et Communautaries (Public Law, specialty: Law of Community and International Organizations), Université Mohammed V – Agdal, Rabat, Morocco; Licence en Droit (Licenciate in Law), International Relations and Moroccan Legal Studies, Université Mohammed V – Agdal, Rabat, Morocco Iwuanyanwu Obioma, EdD, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL; MS, Management Information Systems, Strayer University, Alexandria, VA
Nikolova Petya, PhD, Political Science, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria; MBA, Management, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria; MALD, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, MA; MA, Political Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; BA, Sociology, St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
Carlos Padilla, PhD, Economics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; MA, Economics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; BA with High Honors, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Pedras, Puerto Rico
Michael Piellusch, DBA, Business Administration, Argosy University, Arlington VA
Bishnu Poudel, PhD, International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India; MA, Political Science, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India; BA, Economics, Patna University, Bihar, India
Thakur Pudasani, MPA, Public Administration, Purbanchal University, Biratnagar, Nepal; BA, Public Administration, Purbanchal University, Biratnagar, Nepal; BA, Economics, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
Salman Qureshi, MS, Computer Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI; BS, Electrical Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Evgeniy Rikov, MBA, University of North America, Vienna, VA; BSc, Accounting, Girne American University, Kyrenia, Cyprus
Farhat Salman, MBA, Management, Strayer University, Alexandria, VA; BS, Business Administration, Strayer University, Alexandria, VA
Hector Sandoval, MS, Economic Policy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL; Diploma cum laude, Economics, The Economics Institute, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO; MBA, B Arch, Licentiate Architecture Universidad Nacional Autónoma De Honduras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
S. Nelson Sarin, MS, West Coast University, Los Angeles, CA; BS, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
William Victor Schipper, PhD, Education Administration, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; MA, Education, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA; BA, Social Science, California State College, Chico, Chico, CA Melesse Semegne, PhD, Public Health with Excellence; MA, Regional and Local Development; BA, Sociology and Social Administration, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
William Smith, PhD, Social Systems Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; MBA, Personal and Organizational Behavior, Business Administration, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Abhi Subedi, DBA, Business, University of North America, Vienna, VA; MBA, Business, Virginia International University, Fairfax, VA
Austin Yekpabo, EdD, Educational Leadership, Delaware State University, Dover, Delaware; MBA, Management, Eastern University, St. Davids, PA
Nazar Younis, PhD, Industrial Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA; MEng, Industrial Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA; BSc, Chemical Engineering, Baghdad University, Baghdad, Iraq
Moneim Zribi, DBA, Apollos University, Huntington Beach, CA; MSAC, American College of Commerce & Technology, Falls Church, VA; MBA, Management, I-Global University, Annandale, VA; MBA, Accounting, Strayer University, Alexandria, VA; MS, Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Computer Information Sciences Faculty

Mazin Abbas, MS, Applied Information Technology, BS, Information Systems & Operations Management, George Mason University
MD Akaram, MSCIS, American College of Commerce & Technology, Falls Church, VA
Munther Alraban, MS, Information Management, George Washington University, Washington, DC Ashfaq Anwar, MS, Management Information Systems, Strayer University, Falls Church, VA; MPH, Public Health, University of Glascow, Glascow, Scotland; MBBS, Nishtar Medical College, Multan, Pakistan
Godson Chukwuma, EdD, Organizational Leadership, NOVA Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Post graduate studies, INFT, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; MSEE, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL; BS, Electrical Engineering, Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA
Eroglu, Sam (Salih), MS, Computer Security Management, Strayer University, Alexandria, VA; Bachelor of Science (BSc), Mechanical Engineering, University of Erciyes, Kayceri, Turkey
Dammlash Gebre, MBA, Management Information Systems, Business, Southeastern University, Washington, DC; BS, Computer Science, Southeastern University, Washington, DC
Albert Dominic, PhD, Applied Management and Decision Science (AMDS), Information Systems Management, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN; MS Information Systems, Strayer University, Alexandria, VA; BSEE, Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA
Rashid Haq, MS, Electrical Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Steven (Xiaopeng) He, M Science, Pure and Applied Physics, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
Mohamed Kamara, PhD, Applied Management and Decision Science (AMDS), Walden University, Minneapolis, MN; MS, Communications Technology, Strayer University, Alexandria, VA; BSc, Telecoms, Stavanger University, Stavanger, Norway
Ali Mehrabi, PhD, Engineering Science, The University of the Mississippi, University, MS; MS, Electrical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK; BS, Electrical Engineering, the University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Moussavi, Mohammad (Moe), PhD, Communications and Computer Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, DC; MS, Electrical Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, DC
Hala Nouh, MS, Network Management, Strayer University, Alexandria, VA
Iwuanyanwu Obioma, EdD, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL; MS, Management Information Systems, Strayer University, Alexandria, VA
Peter Poudel, MS, Enterprise Business Management, Stratford University, Falls Church, VA; BA, International Business, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AL
Mehdi Rashidian, DSc, Medical Engineering, MS, Computer Science, The George Washington University, Washington, DC; BSEE, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
Raied Salman, PhD, Computer Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; PhD, Electrical Engineering & Electronics, Brunel University, London, United Kingdom, MSc, Control Engineering & Instrumentation, BSc, Engineering Technology, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq
David Saloman, MPhil, Electrical Engineering, Brunel University, London, United Kingdom; BS, Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC
Melesse Semegne, PhD, Public Health with Excellence; MA, Regional and Local Development; BA, Sociology and Social Administration, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Jamal Nouh-Shajaiah, PhD, Mathematics, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; MA, Mathematics, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Farzan Soroushi, MS, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Hashem Tabrizi, MS, Information Technology, University of Maryland University College; BS, Electronics Engineering Technology, Capitol Technology University, Laurel MD
Mohamed Turay, MBA, Information Technology Management, The University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom; BA, Liberal Arts (French and Politics), Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, Sierra Leone,
Nikita Walker, PhD, Informational Technology Management, Organization and Management, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN; MEM, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA; BS, Computer Science, Alcorn State, Alcorn, MS
Nazar Younis, PhD, Industrial Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA; MEng, Industrial Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA; BSc, Chemical Engineering, Baghdad University, Baghdad, Iraq

General Studies Faculty

Sabreen Alraban, MPH, Public Health, Concentration: Global Health, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA;  BS magna cum laude, Community Health, George Mason University Fairfax, VA
Vargha Azad, EdD, Educational Leadership, NOVA Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, MS, Information Systems, Strayer University; MPhil, Economics, The George Washington University, Washington, DC; MS, Economics, Texas A&I University, Kingsville, TX
John Bozeman, PhD, MS, Science and Technology Studies, Tech, Blacksburg, VA; MA, Religious Studies, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; MA, Religion, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; MS, Environmental Engineering Science, BA, with High Honors, Religion, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Edward Campana, MA, Religious Education, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC; BA, Philosophy, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
Mark Dreisonstok, PhD, German, Georgetown University, Washington, DC; MA, English Philology, German Literature, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany; BA, Comparative Literature, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL
Katherine Hansard, MA, Thanatology, Hood College, Frederick, MD; BA, Religious Studies, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA
Ari Kanal, PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Argosy University, Washington, DC
Hamid Keshavarzia, MS, Information Systems, Strayer University, Alexandria, VA; MSc, Mechanical Engineering, Université Laval, Québec City, Canada; BSc, Physics, Concordia University, Montréal, Canada
Richard James, MBA, Business, Strayer University, Alexandria, VA; BS, Business Administration, Strayer University, Alexandria, VA
Casandra Levine, DBA, Business Administration, Argosy University, Washington, DC; MPA, Public Administration, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ; BA, Psychology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ
Michael Stavlund, MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Deerfield, IL; BA, magna cum laude, Biblical Studies, Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL

English as a Second Language Faculty

Elisa Everts, PhD, Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC; MA, Linguistics, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL; BA, Spanish, English, and Education, Evangel University, Springfield, MO
Anath Bandhu Kapila, MA, Language, University of York, York, UK; MA, English, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India; BSc, St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, Delhi, India
Gabriel Villatoro, BS, Elementary Education, University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC