Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane - Spotlights

Spotlights

T. Jeremy Gunn

T. Jeremy Gunn, Associate Professor of International Relations in the Al Akhawayn University School of Humanities and Social Sciences, has recently published several new works. They include “Religious Symbols and Religious Expression in the Public Square” in the Oxford Handbook of Church and State in the United States,Derek Davis, ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), 276-310; “The Human Rights System,” in Christianity and Human Rights, John Witte, Jr. and Frank S. Alexander, eds. (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2010), 193-215; and “Permissible Limitations on Religion,” Fides et Libertas (Symposium Issue), 2010: 150-63

The Al Akhawayn University Institute of Economic Analysis and Prospective Studies (IEAPS)

The Al Akhawayn University Institute of Economic Analysis and Prospective Studies (IEAPS) is launching a new research project on “The New Economics of Skilled Labor Migration of Medical Doctors: The Case of Middle Eastern and Eastern European Emigration to the European Union.” An outcome of the 2010 FEMISE (Forum Euro-méditerranéen des Instituts des Sciences Economiques) competition, the project will be lead by Al Akhawayn/IEAPS with FEMISE support. The core team will comprise IEAPS members, two faculty from the Al Akhawayn School of Business Administration, two faculty from the Department of Economics at the University of Bucharest, Romania, and one faculty member each from Aarhus University in Denmark and the Moroccan Institute of International Relations (IMRI, Casablanca). The project will examine economic policies in EU, Eastern Europe, and MENA countries as they relate to the role of medical doctors in health systems in the Mediterranean region

Karim Moustaghfir

Karim Moustaghfir, Assistant Professor in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences has co-edited a Thematic Issue of the International Journal of Euro-Mediterranean Studies, Volume 3 2010 Number 1. Dr. Karim Moustaghfir has also co-authored an article in the same Thematic Issue entitled: "Entrepreneurial Learning in Higher Education." For more information please visit: http://www.emuni.si/press/ISSN/1855-3362/3-1.html

Jawad Abrache

Jawad Abrache, Associate Professor of Operations & Quantitative Methods, Samir Aguenaou, Associate professor of Finance, and Brahim El Kadiri, Class of 2010 graduate of the PT MBA program, presented their paper "Testing The FAMA French Three Factor Model in the Moroccan Stock Market" in the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Discipline conference held in Orlando, Florida, on January 3-6, 2011. The paper has been awarded a Best Paper Award from the Conference Organization Committee.

Karim Moustaghfir

Karim Moustaghfir, Assistant Professor in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, has been appointed a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Management in Education. The board consists of leading scholars from over a dozen countries, and the journal is published and distributed by Inderscience. For more information visit
http://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalID=201#board