Mohammed Alshagawi

Research Associate in Economics

Mohammed Alshawagi

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Ph.D., University of St. Andrews

M.Sc., University of Colorado

B.Sc., King Faisal University


Mohammed Alshagawi is a research associate in economics, an associate professor of strategic management and entrepreneurship at the School of Business, King Faisal University (KFU) Saudi Arabia, and corporate initiative director at King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC).

Moreover, Alshagawi served as KFU’s international cooperation director (2006–08), dean of the School of Business (2012–16), chair of the Department of Management Information Systems (2013–16), Saudi Aramco chair on asphalt pavement (2017–20) and chair of the Department of Management (December 2016 to February 2019).

He was a Fulbright visiting scholar at Smith for the 2010–11 academic year. At Smith, Alshagawi teaches an interdisciplinary course on women and work in Saudi Arabia each January term. At King Faisal University, he teaches or has recently taught courses in strategic management, research seminar in marketing and principles of management.

Alshagawi’s research and teaching interests include women’s entrepreneurship and venture growth strategies. He has published several papers in regional and international academic journals, including the International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare, the King Saud University Journal of Administrative Sciences, the Egyptian Business Administration Review and the Behavior & Information Technology Journal. He has presented papers at conferences in the Middle East, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States.

He holds a Ph.D. in strategic management from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland; an M.Sc. in management and organization from the University of Colorado, Denver; and a B.Sc. in business administration from King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia.