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Ziad Swaidan

Professor of Marketing

Phone: 281-275-8818

Brazos Hall 317 (Sugar Land)

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Ziad Swaidan

Dr. Ziad Swaidan earned a Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Mississippi in 1999. Since joining the UHV faculty in 2003, he has been the recipient of the Distinguish Faculty Service Award (2011), the Enron Teaching Excellence Award (2009) and the Research Excellence Award (2006), the three top awards available to UHV faculty. His students describe him as knowledgeable, dedicated, and inspirational.

Dr. Swaidan's research focuses on cross cultural marketing and consumer ethics. Over the last decade he has published extensively in such well-regarded academic journals as the Journal of Business Ethics, International Business Review, Journal of Global Marketing, Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice, and Journal of Education for Business. During this time, Dr. Swaidan has collaborated on research with more than 35 scholars, seven of them his colleagues at UHV, and his research has been cited by well over 220 scholars from across the globe as of January 2012. Some of these citations have appeared in excellent journals such as the Journal of Business Ethics and the Journal of Global Marketing.

Dr. Swaidan has an extensive record of professional, institutional and community service. In addition to his institutional service activities, Dr. Swaidan has served as a reviewer, discussant, session chair, and/or track chair for selected conferences, and an ad hoc reviewer for outstanding journals. For the last few years, he has served on the editorial review board of the Journal of Teaching in International Business, and on the advisory board for The Business Review,The Journal of American Academy of Business, and several prestigious academic conferences.

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. - University of Mississippi, Marketing, 1999
  • M.P.A. - West Texas A&M University, 1993
  • B.S. - M.E. Technical University, Management, 1984

Academic Experience

  • Assistant professor of Marketing, School of Business, UHV (2003 - Now)
  • Assistant professor of Marketing, School of Business, Jackson State University (2000 - 2003)

Courses Taught at UHV

  • IBUS 4325 - International Marketing
  • MKTG 3303 - Principles of Marketing
  • MKTG 4313 - Marketing Research
  • MKTG 4325 - International Marketing
  • MKTG 4340 - Marketing Management
  • MKTG 6352 - Strategic Marketing Management
  • MKTG 6371 - Seminar in Consumer Behavior
  • MKTG 6372 - Marketing Research
  • MKTG 6377 - International Marketing
  • QMSC 6351 - Statistics and Research Methods

Selected Research

  • Swaidan, Z., Mujtaba, B. G., (2013). Academic Dishonesty of Future Business Leaders Sam Advanced Management Journal
  • Swaidan, Z, (2012). Culture and Consumer Ethics Journal Of Business Ethics
  • Sungkhawan, J, Mujtaba, B.G., Swaidan, Z, (2012). Intrapreneurial Workplaces and Job Satisfaction: The Case of Thai Employees Journal Of Applied Business Research
  • Swaidan, Z., (2011). Consumers' Perceptions of CSR across Cultures. Journal of International Management Studies
  • Swaidan, Z., (2011). Review of Culture and Materialism Business Research Yearbook (Proceedings)
  • Khanfar, N. M. Swaidan, Z., Mujtaba, B. G. (2009). A Study in Relationship Orientation and Prioritization of Alumni Association Preferences with College Seniors in Higher Education Contemporary Issues in Education Research
  • Swaidan, Z., Rawwas, M. Y.A. Vitell, S. J. (2008). Culture and Moral Ideologies of African-Americans Journal Of Marketing Theory and Practice
  • Swaidan, Z., (2008). Ethics of Female and Male Consumers: Conceptualization, Review, and Research Agenda. Journal of International Business Disciplines
  • Rawwas, Mohammed Y.A. Swaidan, Ziad, Isakson, Hans, (2007). A Comparative Study of Ethical Beliefs of Master of Business Administration Students in the United States with Those In Hong Kong Journal Of Education For Business
  • Cloninger, Peggy A. Swaidan, Ziad, (2007). Standardization, Customization and Revenue from Foreign Markets Journal Of Global Marketing

Honors and Achievements

  • 2006: The Research Excellence Award 2006: Earned the University of Houston Victoria Research and Scholarly Activity Excellence Award 2005-2006. This Award recognizes the best researcher at the University level. The guidelines of the Award states: The University - University of Houston-Victoria