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Dr. Areeg Barakat

Assistant Professor
Business Management
 barakaai@farmingdale.edu
 631-794-6341
 School of Business Building, Room 300

Education

  • Doctorate, Marketing and International Business, Pace University, Lubin School of Business, New York, NY
  • MA, Communication Arts, Public Relations & Advertising, New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY
  • MBA, Marketing, New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY
  • BS, Marketing, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY

Biography

Dr. Areeg Barakat is an Assistant Professor of Global Management at Farmingdale State College. She obtained her doctorate in Marketing and International Business and graduated with honors from the Lubin School of Business, Pace University, New York, NY. Dr. Barakat acquired an MBA in Marketing (with distinction) and a Master's Degree in Communication Arts, Public Relations and Advertising (with distinction) from the New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY. She has numerous years of corporate experience and has previously taught at SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh NY. Dr. Barakat has taught courses in Management, International Business, Multinational Management and Professionalism. Dr. Barakat's research interests include consumer consumption behavior, expatriate learning, organizational learning, entrepreneurship, venture capital, monetary incentives, and deviant behaviors in organizations.  

Academic Work Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Global Management, Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY
  • Associate Professor, Tenure Received, Department of Management, Information Systems and Analytics, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY

Corporate Work Experience:

  • Manager of Marketing & Distribution, Jones MediaAmerica, Inc., New York, NY, 2000-2007
  • Manager of Program Publicity, Jones Radio Networks, Inc., New York, NY, 1998-2000
  • Assistant to Vice President of Affiliate Relations, MediaAmerica, Inc., New York, NY, 1994-1998

Research/Publications

  • Barakat, A., Gopalakrishna, P. & Lala, V. (2014) “The impact of Arab American ethnic identity on the Consumption of culture-specific products,” The Journal of
  • International Consumer Marketing, Vol. 26, Iss. 5, pp. 405-425.
  • Barakat, A. and Moussa, F. (2013), “Variables influencing expatriate learning and organizational learning,” Competitiveness Review, Vol. 24, Iss. 4, pp. 275-292.
  • Barakat, A. and Parhizgar, K. (2013), “Highly-skilled immigrant entrepreneurs in the United States and the unique competitive advantages that they possess over their unskilled counterparts.” Competition Forum, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 103-115.
    Barakat, A. and Moussa, F., “Patterns of workers’ counterproductive work behavior under the monetary incentive systems.”  This paper was published in the proceedings of the Fourth Annual American Business Research Conference, June 2012, New York, NY, pp. 1-12.
  • Moussa, F. and Barakat, A. “An empirical investigation of the mediating effects of expectancy theory variables on the relationship between pay for performance and demoralization.”  This paper was published in the proceedings of the Southern Management Association Annual Meeting, November 2009, Asheville, NC, pp. 0483-0488.

Presentations at Academic or Professional Conferences

  • American Society for Competitiveness Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2013: Presented paper titled “The weaknesses of the intrapreneurial and venture capitalist approaches to disruptive innovation: an opportunity for angel investors” (Barakat, A. and Parhizgar, K.).
  • Presented paper titled “Highly-skilled immigrant entrepreneurs in the United States and the unique competitive advantages that they possess over their unskilled counterparts” (Barakat, A. and Parhizgar, K.).
  • American Society for Competitiveness Conference, Arlington, VA, October 2012: Presented paper titled, “Variables influencing expatriates’ learning and organizational learning” (Barakat, A. and Moussa, F.).
  • Fourth Annual American Business Research Conference, New York, NY, June 2012: Presented paper titled “Patterns of workers’ counterproductive work behavior under the monetary incentive systems" (Barakat, A. and Moussa, F.).
  • Southern Management Association Annual Conference, Asheville, NC, November 2009: Presented paper titled “An empirical investigation of the mediating effects of expectancy theory variables on the relationship between pay for performance and demoralization” (Moussa, F. and Barakat, A.).

Awards/Grants

  • Ethics Fellow, Institute for Ethics in Public Life, SUNY Plattsburgh (Spring 2015). Developed a course module for deviant and counterproductive work behavior within organizations.
  • SUNY Title F Leave (Spring 2011): Awarded a Title F leave as well as a $5,000 grant to work on dissertation research.
  • Professional Development Award (PDA) from the NYS/UUP Professional Development Programs Allocation for 2007-2009 academic years.
  • MBA Marketing Award (Top Marketing Student), New York Institute of Technology

Courses

  • Management Theories and Principles
  • Multinational Management
  • International Business
  • Seminar in Professionalism
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