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Ph.D., Business Administration, New Mexico State University


Business Policy and Strategy
Global Business Strategy
Global Organizational Behavior and Human Resources
Organizational Behavior and Structure
Organizational Behavior
Sustainable Enterprise Metrics, Advocacy, and Policy
Socially and Environmentally Responsible Management
Business Environment of Latin America
Executive Study Abroad


MBA, University of Texas at El Paso
M.En., Miami University, Ohio
BS, Biology, Boston College, Massachusetts

Jacob Massoud joined the Dominican University of California in 2011 and teaches courses in management. Jacob's general research streams focus on corporate social responsibility, environmental management, and broader issues of sustainability in organizations. He also has a keen interest in Latin America, speaks Spanish, and is learning Portuguese. In 2009, Jacob collaborated with IAE Business School in Buenos Aires, Argentina and conducted fieldwork for his dissertation on small and medium sized enterprise social responsibility. Prior to entering academia, Jacob worked professionally as the environmental director for a federally recognized American Indian tribe in El Paso, TX.


Huang, Y., Coelho, V. R., Massoud, J., Briski, S., Toepel, A., & Silva, M. (2014). A mathematical decision-making procedure to assist in the development of sustainability plans based on the STARS framework. Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, 5(3), 292-312.

Massoud, J. A., & Leeds, C., (2013). xCRUZA's portable solar cooker: eco-entrepreneurism challenges in Argentina, Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, 3(8), 1-18. 

Boje, D. M., & Massoud, J. A. (2013). Chapter 7: Determining Environmental Values: Storytelling at BP. In J. Appleton (Ed.), Values in Sustainable Development. New York, NY: Routledge. 

Daily, B. F., Bishop, J. W., & Massoud, J. A. (2012). The role of training and empowerment in environmental performance: A study of the Mexican maquiladora industry. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 32(5), 631-647.

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