Dr. Alhenawi joined Ajman University as an Associate Professor of Finance in the School of Business recently. Dr. Alhenawi is an American Citizen. He earned his higher education degrees from distinguished universities in the USA. He holds a Master of Business Administration (2004). He also holds a Master of Science and a Ph.D. in Finance (2010) from the University of New Orleans (Louisiana - USA). His areas of specialty are Corporate Finance and Investments. Dr. Alhenawi has long academic experience in prominent universities in the USA (2001-2019). He taught undergraduate and graduate courses in finance and he has been active in academic research and professional consulting activities. His research interests are mergers and acquisitions, asset pricing models, and personal finance. He has presented his research in major finance conferences and his papers have been published in distinguished finance journals. His consulting interests include feasibility studies, financial analysis, and business valuation. Dr. Alhenawi is a recipient of several academic awards including the Doctoral Crescent City Scholarship (2007), the Toussaint Hocevar Outstanding Doctoral Student Award (2010), the Dean’s Teaching Award (2013), the Dean's Research Award (2014), and the Summer Research Grant (2014). He is also the founding director of the Institute for Banking and Finance (2013-2019). Dr. Alhenawi is a registered investment advisor and financial planner in the USA. He is licensed to practice investment advising in the State of Indiana.