Dr. Moustafa H. Abdelsamad

Moustafa Abdelsamad

Professor of Finance

Office: OCNR 383

Phone: (361) 825-3045
Email: moustafa.abdelsamad@tamucc.edu


D.B.A in Finance, the George Washington University
B. Com in Accounting, Cairo University, 1961.

Joined the faculty in 2017

  • Research Interests: Capital Budgeting, Bank Stress Test, Islamic Banks.
  • Teaching Interests: Financial Management 


Dr. Abdelsamad graduated from Cairo University in 1961 with a Bachelor of Commerce in accounting at the rank of very good with second honors. He earned a D.B.A. in Finance from the George Washington University in 1970. He started working as an assistant professor and left as a professor of finance and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University from 1968 to 1988. From there he served as professor and Dean of the College of Business and Industry at University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth from 1988 to 1991. He joined Texas A&M University as Professor and Dean of the College of Business from 1991 to 2013 when he returned to teaching.  He served as Editor-in-Chief of SAM Advanced Management Journal from 1985 to 2017, President of SAM from 1983-1986 and 1997 to 2017, and chaired SAM annual conferences from 1997 to 2017. He was active in AACSB accreditation serving as a member or chair of initial accreditation and the five-year continuous accreditation reviews for many universities. In 2018, served as a member of the regional accreditation team of Middle States Commission on Higher Education for American University in Cairo, Egypt.

Selected Publications

  • AACSB Continuous Improvement Review (CIR) Experience with 2013 and 2003 Standards for the 2013-2016 period, SAM Advanced Management Journal, 82(1/Winter 2017), 4-14 (with B. Farmer.).
  • Major Changes in AACSB Standards (2003 compared to 2013). SAM Advanced Management Journal, 80(3/Summer 2015), 4-11 (with B. Farmer, R. McNeil, and G. E. Stevens).).
  • Improving the odds of maintaining AACSB Accreditation, SAM Advanced Management Journal, 79(1/Winter 2014), 4-11 (with B. Farmer).


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