AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

Recognition from Gamma Pi Epsilon (University of Alabama) for outstanding scholastic achievement (1985)

 

International Travel Award, Wayne State University, 1986, $1000

 

International Travel Award, Wayne State University, 1987, $1000

 

Competitive Summer Research Grant, Wayne State University, 1985,  1986, 1988, 1989, 1990 and 1991.

 

Nominated for Wayne State university distinguished Faculty Award in Teaching, Wayne State University, 1989 & 1991.

 

Competitive American Natural Resources Co., ANR Pipeline Fellowship, 1989. $10,000 Grant.

 

Who’s Who in American Education, 1993

 

Competitive Summer Research Grant, The University of Tennessee at Martin, 1992, 1994 & 1995.

 

Competitive Faculty Development Grant, The University of Tennessee at Martin, 1994.

 

International Travel Award, The University of Tennessee at Martin, 1996, $1,950.

 

International Travel Award, The University of Tennessee at Martin, 1997, $2,000.

 

Excellence In Research Award, School of Business Administration, The University of Tennessee at Martin, 1996 and 2008

 

Competitive Faculty Development Grant, The University of Tennessee at Martin, 1998

 

International Travel Award, The University of Tennessee at Martin, 1998, $2,750

 

Leading Market Technologies, Inc. Academic grant, 1998. $29,000.00 Grant

 

Featured Scholar of the 1998‑99 academic year, The University of Tennessee at Martin, 1998

 

International Travel Award. University of Tennessee at Martin, 1999, $1,500.

 

1999 Outstanding Faculty Member, Students Government Association, the University of Tennessee at Martin

 

Who’s who in American’s teachers (Sixth Edition, 2000).

 

Research Fellow, Economic Research Forum for the Arab Countries, Iran and Turkey (ERF), Cairo, Egypt, 2000

 

Excellence in Graduate  and undergraduate Teaching Award, School of Business Administration, University of Tennessee at Martin, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2010 and 2011

 

Kentucky Colonel, Commissioned by Governor Paul E. Patton, Commonwealth of Kentucky, Frankfort, October 17, 2002

 

Designated as Highly Distinguished International Scholar in Finance by the Association of Arab Academic Leaders for the Advancement of Business and Economic Knowledge, 2003

 

International Travel Award. University of Tennessee at Martin, 2005, 2006 and 2009 $1,000 each.

 

Faculty Development Technology Program Grant.  University of Tennessee at Martin, 2007, $900.

 

Best paper in finance studies, Measuring The Damage From Financial Integration In the GCC: Lesson Form the Global Crisis. (With Sam Hakim), awarded by the ERF 17th Annual Conference in Antalya, Turkey, March 20-22, 2011.

 

The Bob Figgins Mentoring Award for Outstanding Service to Students, School of Business Administration, The University of Tennessee at Martin, 2011