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Adjunct Professor

Dr. Mohammed Alzahrani


Mohammed Alzahrani Holds a Ph.D. degree in Finance from Oklahoma State University and a Master’s degree in Finance from University of Colorado at Denver. a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) ®. Currently, he engages in executive and non-executive education. Supervises the Investments of KFUPM Endowment. Sits on boards and Risk, Audit, and Investment board committees of several listed and unlisted companies. Provides consultancy and training to several private, non-profit, and governmental organizations on financial and strategic issues. Was the Dean of KFUPM Business School, Was the Chairman of the Finance Department. Was the Chairman of the advisory board of AACSB international for Europe, Africa and the Middle East.




Ph.D. in Financial Economics, Oklahoma State University, US
MS in Finance from University of Colorado at Denver, US
B.S. in Finance with honors , King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals




Finance (Major)

Statistics (Minor)

Recent Research

Islamic corporate finance, financial markets, and institutions: An overview, 2019, Journal of Corporate Finance 55, 1-5.

Mohammed Alzahrani, Ramesh P. Rao, 2014, Managerial Behavior and the Link between Stock Mispricing and Corporate Investments: Evidence from Market-to-Book Ratio Decomposition, 2014, The Financial Review 49, 89–116.

Alzahrani, Mohammed and Masih, Abul M. M. and Al-Titi, Omar, 2014, Linear and Non-Linear Granger Causality between Oil Spot and Futures Prices: A Wavelet Based Test, Journal of International Money and Finance, 48, 175-201.

Mohammed Alzahrani, Meziane Lasfer, 2012, Investor Protection, Taxation, and Dividends, Journal of Corporate Finance, 18(4), 745-762.

Masih , Mansur, Alzahrani, Mohammed and Al-Titi, Omar, 2009, Systematic Risk and Time Scales: New Evidence from an Application of Wavelet Approach to the Emerging Gulf Stock Markets, International Review of Financial Analysis, 19, 10/18.






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