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Dr.  Wagiha  A.  Taylor

Sidhu School of Business

Dr. Wagiha Taylor is Professor of International Business and Economics and Former Dean of Graduate Studies at Wilkes University; has M.A./Ph.D. in Economics from Brown University/Clark University; teaches both graduate and undergraduate business and economics courses; has published papers and lectured to various professional and civic groups in the US, Egypt, and abroad, and acted as a consultant for United Nations; Discussed educational programs with officials of the Sadat Academy of Management Sciences and presented a written report entitled “ A Final Report Resulting from a UNDP – Sponsored Consultancy Assignment with the Sadat Academy of Management Sciences.” ; Observant at the United Nations Conference on Population and Development as well as The United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders; Contributed to almost all AEAS conferences held in Cairo, Egypt and various cities and states in The United States; has been President of the Congress of Political Economists (COPE) International; President of the Pennsylvania Economic Association;  President of the Wilkes University Faculty Association; President of the Association of Egyptian American Scholars (AEAS) in the U.S. and Canada; Chair of the Board of Directors of the Middle East Development and Science Institute (MEDSI), Washington, D.C.;  and President of the Northeast Pennsylvania Association of Arab-Americans. Previously she served as Vice President, Secretary, and a member of the Advisory Board of AEAS; and Vice President of the Wilkes Faculty Women’s Caucus. She is a Founding and Life Member of the Eastern Economic Association and the Congress of Political Economists, International. She has traveled on business to Europe, the Middle East, the Far East, South America, South Africa, and Australia.  She is married and has three children. Currently she serves as Honorary President of The Congress of Political Economists, International (COPE); Director, Wyoming Valley Torch Club; and Member of Wyoming Valley Interfaith Council. .  She is married and has three children.