The editorial board of the CCJ is a group of 4 people, who dictate the tone and direction the publication’s editorial policy takes. The CCJ constitutes of 3 editorial board members. The editorial board with the help of all the members of the advisory board of the CCJ play a major role in maintaining the quality of a journal. The academic credentials of the editorial board constitute of professors from well-known universities, who have had many years of academic experience between them.
The CCJ constitutes of 23 members from 8 different nationalities, making the CIK a truly international organization. The CCJ advisory board is comprised of a group of university and community stakeholders from the Emerging countries and other international institutions. The CCJ’s advisory board comprises of accomplished experts offering innovative advice and dynamic perspectives. The diverse range of knowledge(s), skills and abilities of the Members of the Board are receptive to the ‘culture of accepting outside ideas’. In general, the board tends to have multiple labels, flexible structures, and different focus; who all aspire towards a single goal of the organization. The board aligns with common interests in active participation, shared mission, and direct influence on students, faculty, and other board members of the CCJ.
Editor-in-Chief (Tagi Sagafi-nejad, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Loyola University Maryland, USA)
Dr. Tagi Sagafi-nejad is an ex-editor of the International Trade Journal and formerly the Radcliffe Killam Distinguished Professor of International Business, and Director of the Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade. Dr. Saghafi-nejad is well-known internationally and has outstanding credentials to develop The Cyrus Chronicle Journal into a high-quality publication. He will be assisted by an editorial board consisting of distinguished members from world-class institutions of higher learning, practice, and industry.
Associate Editor (Alf Walle, Ph.D., University of Alaska, USA)
Alf H. Walle has moved between assignments as a consultant and as a college professor. Walle specializes in qualitative methods in marketing and consumer research and translates the techniques and perspectives of the humanities in ways that serve marketing scholars and practitioners. Although he continues to work within the context of business, he publishes in other fields such as folklore, popular culture, and literary criticism. His previous Quorum books are Qualitative Research in Intelligence and Marketing and Rethinking Marketing (both 2000)
Associate Editor (Kaveh Moghaddam, Ph.D., Associate Professor, USA)
Dr. Kaveh Moghaddam is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management and International Business at University of Houston- Victoria (UHV). His primary research interests are Transnational Entrepreneurship and Internationalization Strategies of Emerging Market Firms. He has published his research in several academic journals including Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of International Management, and International Business Review.
Prior to pursuing his academic career, Dr. Moghaddam spent several years designing and implementing strategic planning and performance management programs in several international companies in the auto and engineering/construction industries. In addition, he served as a management consultant providing management education for several public and private firms.
Dr. Moghaddam has been involved in several professional organizations and has served as a reviewer and session chair for Academy of Management and Academy of International Business. Since 2016, he has been serving as one of the track chairs of the Academy of International Business Southeast Chapter conference. He is currently serving on the Journal of International Management editorial board. He has received several awards including 2017 UHV Research and Scholarly Activity Excellence Award and 2015 Bloomberg Businessweek UHV Teaching Award. For more info please see: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaveh-moghaddam/
Associate Editor (Dina Frutos-Bencze, Ph.D. Associate Professor, USA)
Dr. Dina Frutos-Bencze is Associate Professor of International Business at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH. Dr. Frutos-Bencze has professional experience as Human Resources Manager and Training and Development Manager in Europe and the US. In addition to corporate experience, Dr. Frutos-Bencze was the Associate Dean of Online Business Programs at Southern New Hampshire University-COCE, in Manchester, NH.
Dr. Frutos-Bencze has published several peer reviewed articles and chapters in journals such as Critical Perspectives on International Business, the International Trade Journal, the International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets, Applied Economic Letters, Advances in Sustainability and Environmental Justice, and IGI-Global. Her most recent research has been about internationalization family business groups, monetary policy impact on renewable energy production in Latin America, applications of system dynamics modeling to international business, as well as exploring social innovation and entrepreneurship issues in developing countries. Dr.Frutos-Bencze is fluent in English, Spanish and Czech. Dr. Frutos-Bencze received her MS in Chemistry at the University of New Mexico, MBA at Oxford Brookes, UK, and her Ph. D. in International Business at Southern New Hampshire University.
Assistant Editor (Nancy Black Sagafi-nejad, USA)
Nancy Black Sagafi-nejad is an attorney. Recently retired, her main area of practice was civil law. She was in private practice and also worked on several civil rights projects for the states of Maryland and Texas. She is the author of the book “Friends at the Bar: A Quaker View of Law, Conflict Resolution, and Legal Reform.”
Editorial Advisory Board Members:
Sousan Abadian, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
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Abdelwehab Alwehab, Ph.D., University of Baghdad, Iraq
Nader Asgary, Ph.D., Bentley University, USA
Professor of Management and Economics at Bentley University specializes in economic development and international business. Serving as Associate Provost for International Relations at Bentley, he developed a unique understanding of the needs for books that enrich economic development through entrepreneurship. Dr. Asgary has led a few successful entrepreneurial economic development projects (some with his students) in El Sauce, Nicaragua and Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Iran, and the United States. His extensive publication record, teaching, and practical experiences in public and private sector enrich this proposed manuscript.
Asgary is the President of the CYRUS Institute of Knowledge (CIK) focuses upon business development, sustainability, and economic development. CIK (https://www.cyrusik.org/) activities include an annual international conference, executive training and research/consulting initiatives. Serving in this role provides Asgary with insights and experiences that provide his writing with a breadth and timely focus that, otherwise, would be impossible.
Fariborz Ghadar, Ph. D., Penn State University, USA
Reza Askari Moghadam, Ph.D., Tehran University, Iran
Bulent Aybar, Ph.D., Southern New Hampshire University, USA
Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee, Editor, Journal of Economic Studies, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
Gabrielle Bedewi, Ph.D., Former Global Segmentation Leader, Nielsen, USA
Nada Nasr Bechwati, Ph.D., Bentley University, USA
Mansour Farahani, Ph.D., Harvard University, USA
Ahmad Etebari, Ph.D., University of New Hampshire, USA
Bahram Grami, Ph.D., Author and Editor, USA
Tatiana Manolova, Ph.D., Bentley University, USA
Farhang Niroomand, Ph.D., University of Houston, USA
Distinguished members from world-class institutions of higher learning, practice, and industry.
Emerson Maccari, Ph.D., Uninove University, San Paulo, Brazil
Dean of Graduate School of Management at Uninove University. Professor of Management, Evaluation of Graduate Program and Entrepreneurship at Uninove. He participated in the preparation of proposals for the development of new Master’s and Doctorate Programs in the areas of Administration, accounting, economy, tourism, Education, Engineering, Law and Health Care. Since 1999, it has given stand the Graduate programs highlighting Programs in Masters and Doctorate of Uninove University and the University of Sao Paulo – USP.
In 2013 started the project of the first Master in Entrepreneurship in Brazil at University of Sao Paulo. Additionally, he has been helping to create and develop scientific journals in the Open Journal System – OJS. He consults to the CAPES, Brazilian Agency that is in charge to develop and Evaluate Graduate Programs. In 2014, he was Member of Organizing the International Academy of Management and Business Committee – IAMB, chapter Brazil. He has developed Executive Education courses for Uninove University students in the United States, Germany, France, Portugal, and China in the areas of Strategy, Innovation, Project Management and Entrepreneurship.
Massood Samii, Ph.D., Southern New Hampshire University, USA
Jahangir Sultan, Ph.D., Bentley University, USA
Joseph Weiss, Ph.D., Bentley University, USA
Willem-Jan van den Heuvel, Ph.D., Tilburg University, The Netherlands