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Bassam Farah, Ph.D. - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Bassam Farah, Ph.D. Bassam Farah, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Management, College of Business Administration | Loyola Marymount University



Bassam Farah is a legally blind professor of strategy and international business. He earned his B.A. in psychology and MBA from the American University of Beirut, his master’s degree and Ph.D. in psychology from the Lebanese University, and his Ph.D. in business administration with a specialization in strategy and international business from the Ivey Business School at Western University in Canada.

Farah’s research focuses on international corporate governance, global leadership, and (dis)abilities and has been published in journals such as Leadership Quarterly, Journal of World Business, and AACSB Insights. He has received multiple prestigious national and international awards and grants for his research, teaching, and service. He is also an experienced leadership coach and (dis)ability activist.

Education (4)

Western University (Canada): Ph.D., Business Administration 2014

Specialization in strategy and international business

Lebanese University: Ph.D., Psychology 2008

American University of Beirut: MBA, Finance 2002

American University of Beirut: B.A., Psychology 1996

Areas of Expertise (9)

Emerging Markets

International Banking



Global Leadership

Corporate Governance


Disability Access and Advocacy