Track Chairs

Please submit your paper(s) directly to the track chair of your chosen research tracks, but authors need not limit their options to these themes/tracks. Authors who are uncertain of the appropriate track for their papers should consult the Program Coordinator (). Please also copy the Program Coordinator () in your submission.

Climate change and environmental sustainability
Dr. Roudaina Al Khani, Platforms for sustainable cities and regions, United Kingdom ()
Prof. Njidda M. Gadzama, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria ()

Transport studies
Dr. Ghassan Abu Lebdeh, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates ()

Ecotourism and sustainable tourism development
Dr. Lesego S. Stone, Okavango Research Institute, Botswana ()
Dr. Moren T. Stone, University of Botswana, Botswana ()

Sustainable cities and communities
Dr. Roudaina Al Khani, Platforms for sustainable cities and regions, United Kingdom ()

Accounting, banking and finance
Dr. Mohammed Nurul Alam, Canadian University Dubai, UAE ()

Public policy and higher education
Dr. Elham Aljaaly, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia ()

New regionalisms and the changing context of global politics
Dr. Kobena T. Hanson, Ghana ()

International business and trade
Dr. Marwan Al Qur’an, Princess Sumaya University, Jordan ()

Food nutrition and public health
Dr. Elham Aljaaly, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia ()

Marketing
Dr. Marwan Al Qur’an, Princess Sumaya University, Jordan ()

International development
Dr. Moazzem Hossain, Griffith University, Australia ()

Economics and monetary policies
Dr. Mohammed Nurul Alam, Canadian University Dubai, UAE ()

Sustainable infrastructure systems and environmentally-conscious design
Dr. Salwa M. Beheiry, American University of Sharjah, UAE ()

Traditional, alternative and complementary medicine
Dr. Nahlaa Khalifa, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia ()
Prof. Barbara Ngwenya, University of Botswana, Botswana ()

Sustainable development and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
Dr. Moazzem Hossain, Griffith University, Australia ()

Agricultural Research and Technology
Dr. Hanan Mudawi, Environmental, Natural Resources and Desertification Research Institute, Sudan ()

For more information about specific tracks, see our research tracks page.