Dr. M. Monica Hussein joined CSUN in 1999 as an Assistant Professor of Finance. She was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 2005, and then to the rank of Professor in 2009. Her research interests are primarily in corporate governance, IPOs, business valuation, and ETFs; her most recent publications are in the Emerging Market Review, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, and Journal of Business Valuation and Economic Loss Analysis. Her teaching interests are in line with her research interests; her most recent taught courses include corporate finance and managerial finance at both graduate and undergraduate levels, international financial management, and MBA Business Consulting Projects.
Throughout her 22+ year career at CSUN, Dr. Hussein has been passionate in helping her students reach their utmost potential. Her academic leadership focuses on developing programs and building teams to deliver life-changing impact for students. She served as Department Chair, MBA and GCBA Programs Interim Director, and Business Honors Program Director. She also founded and directed CSUN's Certified Financial Planner Degree Program. In addition to constructing an MS in Finance program, she also contributed to efforts in building a China MBA program and orchestrated a 2+2 in Finance program with Yunnan University in China.